Physical Therapy Documentation Just Got Easier and Better

A breakthrough in healthcare industry was introduced in a more systematic and efficient way when handling medical record. An electronic medical record is just one of the recent innovations in patient care wherein it facilitates physical therapists and other healthcare professionals in monitoring the progress of their patients in just simple steps eliminating possible inaccuracy of patient information. Nitin Chhoda, a private practice owner, cites some insights on how EMR can help in healthcare documentation.

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Physical Therapy Management

Physical therapy software may be customized to fit into handy devices such as iPad, tablets, laptops, and voice recognition system which can be easily accessed anywhere and anytime they need to pull out a comprehensive health data.

Denville, NJ (PRWEB) June 28, 2012

Before the advent of this technology, healthcare practice management providers spent too much time documenting patient visits which can be utilized productively by accommodating more patient appointments. Disorganized chart notes scrambled carelessly in a paper can affect the accuracy of patient health data which can lead to problems in medical compliance rules, insurance claims processing, or worse can strip off one’s medical license. Instead of spending too much time documenting manually every patient visit, one can simply use electronic medium to input and review the information without spending extraneous paperwork.

Physical therapy clinicians are among the major benefactors of this type of patient record management wherein patient visits are recorded in a few clicks of the button and monitored in a glance. Physical therapy documentation needs accurate details such as vital signs, progress reports, clinical assessment, recommended treatment modalities, and other pertinent information related to patient care.

Physical therapy software may be customized to fit into handy devices such as iPad, tablets, laptops, and voice recognition system which can be easily accessed anywhere and anytime they need to pull out a comprehensive health data. Aside from its data storage functionality, it also facilitates patient scheduling and billing process in an instant just before the patient steps out of the office or medical facility.

The most common way to obtain electronic physical therapy documentation is through a voice recognition technology where PTs and healthcare practitioners can simply record a comprehensive summary of patient information and have the recording accurately transcribed by highly qualified transcriptionists. This process, though, is governed by high level of confidentiality since it involves pertinent health information of the patient which should be treated with due diligence and of utmost care.

Electronic medical records does not only encompass accurate and efficient data management but also enhance better patient relationship and business profitability.

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 is a licensed physical therapist, a doctor of physical therapy, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He’s the author of “Total Activation: The New 5 Step Fitness Mantra” and “Marketing for Physical Therapy Clinics.” He’s been featured in numerous industry magazines, major radio and broadcast media, and is the founder of Referral Ignition training systems, Private Practice Summit, the Private Practice Formula and the Private Practice Mastermind group. Chhoda speaks extensively throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. He’s the creator of the Therapy Newsletter, along with Clinical Contact, a web-based service that boosts patient arrival rates.

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