Physical Therapist and Marketing Expert, Nitin Chhoda, Names New Ways EMRs Will Simplify All Aspects of Patient Management

Technology is a wonderful thing for therapists and patients. It simplifies office processes, eliminates waste and provides an enhanced level of convenience for patients. Physical therapist and marketing expert, Nitin Chhoda, is a champion of electronic medical record (EMR) software and offered therapists new ways an EMR can simplifying patient management.

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Chhoda noted that an EMR provides a complete snapshot of a patient’s status, allowing clinicians to better address client needs and institute a course of treatment quicker.

Denville, NJ (PRWEB) October 14, 2012

“An EMR will impact every area of your practice,” said Chhoda. “It’s going to make your clinic more efficient, productive and profitable.”

Managing all facets of a patient’s care, treatment and pertinent information is easy and conducted efficiently with an integrated EMR. The software system allows therapists to obtain a client’s status at a glance and maintain contact with patients through multiple methods. Chhoda noted that an EMR provides a complete snapshot of a patient’s status, allowing clinicians to better address client needs and institute a course of treatment quicker.

Chhoda named the following benefits of an EMR for simplifying and managing patient care for continuity.

  •     Live, instant updates by multiple providers;
  •     Diagnosis history;
  •     A complete record of x-rays, lab work and tests;
  •     Online prescriptions, refills and medication history;
  •     Immunization records;
  •     Online patient forms, scheduling and appointments;
  •     Collaboration with other healthcare providers;
  •     Instant referrals;
  •     Secure, HIPAA-compliant communications via email, phone, and voice and text messaging;
  •     Scan, digitize and import paper records into the EMR system in multiple formats;
  •     Online medical billing and self-pay options;

Today’s patient typically has at least two healthcare providers they see on a regular basis, and with the number of specializations in each field, clients may see four or more providers. An EMR can be accessed by multiple healthcare professionals and instantly updated by each for the most accurate data possible. The instant availability of information allows therapists to evaluate prior procedures and ascertain the efficacy of each. Clinicians can then develop new and innovative treatments for their clients.

Chhoda’s new information provides physical therapy practices with compelling reasons for implementing an integrated EMR. The systems simplify the patient management process and extend to all aspects of a practice, providing continuity of care in the clinic and with other providers.

Chhoda’s office can be reached by phone at 201-535-4475. For more information, visit the website 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.