A good EMR system increases the productivity overall in the physical therapists’ practice. Scheduling, billing, coding, prescription call-ins, and even faxing are all part of what the EMR system facilitates to streamline the patient documentation process.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) December 03, 2012
According to licensed physical therapist and international marketing expert, Nitin Chhoda, there is a latest system that levels the playing field. It is called the EMR (electronic medical record) system. The EMR system is a digitized version of a patient’s medical information. It facilitates the digitization of all medical records and information.
EMR for physical therapy services is the next wave that physical therapists need to train in now. In 2009, President Obama sited implementing EMR’s by 2014. He noted that transitioning to an EMR would prevent medical errors, streamline procedures, save time, and reduce waste. That is why it is important to update the practitioners office regarding the recent software for PT documentation as soon as possible to determine what needs to be improved and have a perfect physical therapy software.
The whole notion of utilizing technology in the billing process is designed to eliminate such problems as duplicating data entry, which involves inputting the same information each time a patient visits. This task can be done at the tap of a button one time only with physical therapy software.
Chhoda talked about how physical therapy EMR is quickly changing today’s marketplace. “EMRs are versatile systems that also provide clinics of all sizes with valuable analytic and marketing tools so they can increase profits and decrease overhead,” he said.
In the short time since the software launched, users have fallen in love with this technology. In addition to the many benefits to the patient, EMR provides therapists invaluable information they can use to foster their marketing goals, such as: monitoring the number of new patients; determining which services need to be expanded; improving customer service; discovering the number of cancellations and no-shows and much more.
A good EMR system increases the productivity overall in the physical therapists’ practice. Scheduling, billing, coding, prescription call-ins, and even faxing are all part of what the EMR system facilitates to streamline the patient documentation process. Now, therapists have an opportunity to seize this new technology that is already revolutionizing the medical billing process.
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.