Chhoda Shares New Ways in Choosing the Best EMR System for Physical Therapy Practice

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Nitin Chhoda, an electronic medical records (EMRs) system expert explains to practitioners that while the process of transitioning to EMR systems may seem overwhelming at first, he reassures them the effort is well worth it.

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Each system has both benefits and drawbacks. Chhoda advises therapists to spend significant time researching EMR systems prior to purchase.

“Utilizing physical therapy documentation software is an efficient means to simplifying and modernizing office procedures,” said Chhoda. “EMR systems track patient contact information, procedures, billing and scheduling with just a click of a mouse. Creating permanent patient records with EMR saves a great deal of time that can be used to spend with patients, and other important clinical factors.”

There are a variety of physical therapy EMR software systems on the market. Each system has both benefits and drawbacks. Chhoda advises therapists to spend significant time researching EMR systems prior to purchase. He stresses the importance of selecting an EMR that will benefit individual practices the most. Factors to consider when choosing EMR systems might include:

  • Successful practice operation
  • More free time for practice owners and staff
  • Ability to improve services to patients
  • Track operating costs more efficiently
  • Producing higher income

Chhoda added that EMR systems allow practice owners to do multiple by using the system to provide valuable marketing and analytical tools to track costs, justify treatments and improve reimbursements.

EMRs are fast becoming the chosen method of physical therapy management as well as real-time patients’ records and billing. Chhoda’s valuable information provides the final push needed for practice owners to make the transition advantageous, efficient and economical. He welcomes the opportunity to assist physical therapy practice owners in choosing the best EMR system for them.

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

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.

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