Denville, NJ (PRWEB) September 27, 2012
"Because medical coding is such an important task, many clinics of today assign a medical coder to do the job. Sometimes the medical coder and the medical biller are the same person, especially in a smaller clinic," Chhoda says, a licensed physical therapist and marketing expert. "Medical coding is a complex task that requires a detail-oriented approach and specific knowledge."
“Electronic medical records provide therapists with a quick and easy way to document patient records to prevent lawsuits, eliminate billing and coding errors, and expedite payments. EMRs are versatile systems that also provide clinics with valuable analytic and marketing tools,” Chhoda added.
With advancements in technology and medicine happening almost daily, especially in this fast changing technology, one could only imagine why so many clinicians are reluctant to switch over to electronic medical records. However, Chhoda points out that EMRs provide medical practitioners with the ability to not only track and document patient information but also as a way to market their practice, speed up payments and billing, and track new business.
According to his latest blog post, simply put EMR as a provider for medical practices with better patient documentation as well as easier access to older records of past patients. With this new and latest innovative approach, clinicians can save time by allocating their resources to helping new or existing patients instead of dealing with potentially expensive lawsuits or repaying insurance funds during a post payment audit.
Everyone strives for an increased level of efficiency and productivity in today's practices, and EMR system can easily show how many patients are being treated, the type of procedure received and how many hours are being invested to deliver services, http://physicaltherapytechniques.com/physical-therapy-techniques/physical-therapy-techniques-101/. The information creates valuable insight that can be utilized to schedule staff, offer new procedures and manage patient cases more efficiently for greater productivity.
A new EMR system can be placed in any medical practice with very little effort and will provide so many streamlined benefits for its owners.
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.