Physical therapy billing is quite complex and by using electronic medical records to do the work for you, the chance of errors occurring is drastically lowered, which allows the practice to process payments much faster resulting in more cash flow.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) June 04, 2013
More and more hospitals and doctors' offices are storing patient data in EMR (electronic medical record), which has allowed physical therapy management and patient care to become more streamlined, productive and profitable for the medical practice itself.
According to Chhoda, as the field of medicine continues to get competitive, having the ability to cut costs and improve efficiency is the key to the overall success of a physicians practice. Physical therapy management is now able to implement the benefits of physical therapy EMR practices through their business. Some of these benefits include:
- Having the ability to identify where unknown problems have crept into office procedures - Physical therapy billing is quite complex and by using electronic medical records to do the work for you, the chance of errors occurring is drastically lowered, which allows the practice to process payments much faster resulting in more cash flow.
- EMRs place a wide range of data at a therapist’s fingertips to evaluate physical therapy management staffing needs and deploy clinicians where they’re most effective.
- Paperwork is destined to become obsolete with EMRs that record and store documents digitally. This will increase productivity and customer service as all medical information is easily accessible.
Electronic medical records are revolutionizing medical treatment by putting critical decision support systems in the hands of skilled healthcare professionals, giving them the information they need to make timely decisions that save lives. From a patient standpoint, this is comforting news. The future of healthcare will only keep getting better with the intelligent application of technology, a patient centered focus and the dedication of skilled medical professionals.
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.