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SOURCE: EMR News
Physical therapists and their fellow medical staffers are excited to find the latest mode of documentation, electronic medical record (EMR), to be the most effective documentation advance in some time. Nitin Chhoda reveals the latest information about EMR in his recently released blog post.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) February 06, 2013
“There are many advantages of electronic medical records and one of the most often emphasized is the advantages for the medical billing staff.” said Nitin Chhoda, a licensed physical therapist and private practice marketing expert. “With EMR everyone else working in the office can be a bit faster and more efficient because information is processed so much more smoothly.”
Information found on Chhoda’s website http://www.emrnews.com supports the fact that even if doctors hire a medical billing company, having an EMR will have distinct advantages over processing billing any other way. “The only challenge of hiring a medical billing company is deciding how the critical notes and information will be transferred from the doctor’s practice to the medical billing company. The billers will need a lot of information from the practice, and to ensure that information is accurate, they will need to integrate their information systems,” he added. “It’s possible that this will not be an issue if doctors’ offices have a high quality EMR that records all of the information already.”
No matter what medical staff ends up doing in the short term, having an EMR already in place will allow them to transfer information quickly and efficiently. In fact, when choosing a medical EMR, they should consider the reporting capabilities and features that will allow them to work with a medical billing company. There are plenty of EMR solutions out there that are designed to make medical billing easy, whether staffers do the medical billing in-house or they hire the work out to a medical billing company.
The website, also known as the “Electronic Medical Records 101 for the Busy Clinician”, is a valuable resource for those in the medical field interested in articles on subjects like “Health Care for Patients with Modern Technology” and “Physical Therapy Marketing to Patients - Part of Healthcare Today”. The website also focuses on physical therapy software that includes physical therapy billing and management as well as PT scheduling software and occupational therapy software.
Chhoda’s office can be reached by phone at 201-535-4475. For more information, visit the website at http://www.emrnews.com.
ABOUT NITIN CHHODA
Nitin Chhoda PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an entrepreneur. He is the author of "Physical Therapy Marketing For The New Economy" and “Marketing for Physical Therapy Clinics” and is a prolific speaker, writer and creator of products and systems to streamline medical billing and coding, electronic medical records, health care practice management and marketing to increase referrals. He has been featured in numerous industry magazines, major radio and broadcast media, and is the founder of Referral Ignition training systems and the annual Private Practice Summit. Chhoda speaks extensively throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. He is also the creator of the Therapy Newsletter and Clinical Contact, both web-based services to help private practices improve communication with patients, delivery better quality of care and boost patient retention.
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