Nitin Chhoda Offers Clinicians New Methods to Use EMR to Manage Staffing Needs

Downsizing and staff hiring are some of the decisions that’s weighing heavily on the minds of many physical therapists especially in the new economy. International marketing expert and physical therapist, Nitin Chhoda, is sharing new information on how EMRs can assist with staffing needs.

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This physical therapy software system provides data which can demonstrate if the practice is carrying too many employees compared to patient numbers, and if downsizing staff is an option that should be examined.

Denville, NJ (PRWEB) September 07, 2013

“A physical therapy-based EMR has the ability to provide a variety of information that practice owners can utilize to determine their staffing needs,” said Chhoda. “Its primary advantage is superior documentation for better patient outcomes, and it contains tools to accomplish much more and one of those is determining staffing requirements.”

A private practice must maintain a steady flow of patients to remain profitable, but the practice will suffer if all staff members aren't working at peak productivity. EMRs have the ability to track staff members in a variety of areas, from when they begin to work and the length of their breaks to the time it takes to perform each treatment and task and the amount of off time they request.

Chhoda even added that practitioners can utilize that information to track patient trends and schedule staff to meet changing demands. This physical therapy software system provides data which can demonstrate if the practice is carrying too many employees compared to patient numbers, and if downsizing staff is an option that should be examined. The figure reports offer key statistics for practitioners, providing them with information on optimal times for expansion.

The EMR system has the ability to automate tasks traditionally handled by staff such as contacting clients with appointment reminders and balances owed. Incentive programs can also be conducted via EMR that rewards staff for superlative performance and productivity.

An EMR encompasses a wealth of functionalities that can be utilized to manage staff in any physical therapy practice. Chhoda’s new information determines many ways how clinicians can save money and increase productivity with their physical therapy EMR, allowing them to expand and grow as opportunities are presented.

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.