With modern technology comes a great development in medical facilities and using an EMR system can further increase productivity amongst staff and increase efficient tracking information on any single patient.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) April 25, 2013
“There’s no need to maintain copious amounts of physical therapy documentation paper-based records, space to house them, or engage staff in the time consuming task of finding them with an EMR system,” Nitin Chhoda said.
EMR News which is created by Chhoda, has recently posted an article concerning productivity using an EMR documentation system. It sheds further light on how EMR systems are currently being used to increase productivity exponentially. Any EMR system eliminates loss, security concerns and legibility problems. Physical therapy documentation systems are fast being adopted through using an electronic medical records system. With modern technology comes a great development in medical facilities and using an EMR system can further increase productivity amongst staff and increase efficient tracking information on any single patient.
Private practice owners continue to use pen and paper whilst this much-advanced technology can currently be adopted at a phenomenal price - and since there are no hidden costs, the practice can expand faster and adopt newer technologies.
Chhoda explains that there are multiple EMR systems that private practice owners can adopt. He also states that the first thing that a group should do is to scan all previous documents and then to shed/destroy the paper copy. To be able to use this information viably, someone must import this information manually into supported EMR software. This allows a read/write information rather than read-only respectively.
Implementation of EMR system may take time and a bit of money but the risk is certainly one that can pay off over time. Due to the simple nature of electronic documents, a cloud-based service has the potential to keep documents safe for (metaphorically) thousands of years. Whereas, many paper documents are damaged or lost every year - causing more expense and trouble than it would take to implement an electronic system.
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.