How EHRs can assist Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)

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Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) offer primary care services to members of the community who meet certain guidelines, including uninsured or underinsured individuals, and those who rely on public health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. FQHCs must provide reports to grant funders on an annual basis, providing care on a sliding fee scale based…

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The Podiatry Institute – Valley of the Sun Podiatry Conference – Phoenix, AZ April 12-15

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This year’s Valley of the Sun Podiatry Conference by the Podiatry Institute will take place in Phoenix, AZ. Co-sponsored by the Podiatry Institute and the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association, the conference will be held at the Marriott Phoenix Tempe at the Buttes from April 12 to 15. With a dynamic schedule of lectures, workshops, and…

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Fee Changes for Practice Fusion and Switching from one EMR System to Another

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With the implementation of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) within medical practices, data conversion has been a key priority for physicians, transitioning all paper records to the EMR system. With free EMRs being offered by companies such as Practice Fusion, physicians assumed they were being offered a free-for-life EMR with data conversion options. However users of…

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33rd Annual No-nonsense Seminar Hosted by the North Central Academy of Podiatric Medicine – Independence, OH, March 9-11

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Podiatric EMR

The 33rd Annual No-nonsense Seminar is organized by the North Central Academy of Podiatric Medicine (NCAPM), and will be held from March 9-11, at the Holiday Inn in Independence, Ohio. The mission of the NCAPM is to enhance professional and educational development of the podiatry profession through educational programs, professional development and scholarships for podiatry…

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Sleep Medicine Trends hosted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine 2018 – Austin, TX, February 23-25

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The 2018 Sleep Medicine Trends conference is organized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), and will be held from February 23-25, at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas. This is the leading industry event for individuals involved in the management of patients with sleep disorders and the business operations of sleep facilities.

How Physical Medicine EMR Software can Improve the Patient Experience

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Physical Medicine EMR

Where some physicians continue to use handwritten paper records and charts, EMR software has helped many physical medicine practices to become more effective, and it has helped to improve the patient experience. Numerous studies such as the Health Affairs article What The Evidence Shows About Patient Activation: Better Health Outcomes And Care Experiences; Fewer Data…

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The Benefits of Specialty Specific Patient Portals for Your Practice

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Specialty Specific Patient Portals

For any practice large or small, it is highly beneficial to have a specialty specific patient portal that provides customized features and patient access. Specialty specific portals engage patients within their own healthcare needs, helping them to make informed decisions, empowering them, and helping to improve the overall patient experience.

How integrated EHR software can boost efficiency in your Medical Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery Center | 1st Providers Choice

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As more and more clinics choose to open a separate Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC), it is important to keep in mind the role of the EHR and the benefits of integrating the two entities. From combined databases, to a more streamlined workflow, a system that integrates the both your Medical Clinic and surgery center EHR’s…

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What to Ask a Medical Billing Service Before Hiring Them

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Hiring a skilled medical billing service can help your practice by greatly reducing administrative costs, ensuring an uninterrupted cash flow, increasing your bottom line, and — most importantly — allowing you to focus on medicine and patient care. But first, you have to choose the right team to work with. Here are the three most…

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What is the Difference Between EHR and EMR?

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“EMR” and “EHR” are terms that refer to two separate methods of recording patient data. However, the terms have become widely synonymous, and can cause confusion amongst patients. “EMR” stands for “electronic medical record” and “EHR” stands for “electronic health record”.  Upon first glance, it may sound as though the two terms could be used…

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