A Private Practice Marketing Expert, Nitin Chhoda, Reveals How an EMR System is Important in PT Documentation

The billings done in the physical therapy treatments are important so that there will be no confusions experienced not only by the patients but the clinic’s staff as well. Nitin Chhoda, a marketing expert shares how an organized billing and EMR system are important in PT documentation.

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Electronic Medical Records

This documentation system shows the progress towards the therapy goal which can also be measured and documented. Doing this efficient documentation process will eliminate future confusions on the physical therapy sessions done.

Denville, NJ (PRWEB) November 27, 2012

The importance of the therapy billing staff is emphasized more by the fact that the therapy practice will continue going with the payments received. Thus, the clinic's staff should not get too overwhelmed so as to cause confusions and leading to serious problems. A latest, effective and accurate physical therapy documentation is needed in this process.

Chhoda said, “To be effective in the documentation process, physical therapy software or Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system can be of great help in this procedure, resulting to an efficient billing.” Further confusion and questions asked will be made lesser because of the accurate documentation on the physical therapy procedures done. Effective management in physical therapy needs assessments performed at certain times and these assessments have to be documented efficiently.

The measurable treatment goals in the therapy sessions and the progress made to show effectiveness of the therapy are presented in the assessment. All these have to be documented well. There is a method to do this type of documentation procedure and it is called EMR (electronic medical record) system. This documentation system shows the progress towards the therapy goal which can also be measured and documented. Doing this efficient documentation process will eliminate future confusions on the physical therapy sessions done.

This process will also efficiently document the effectiveness of the therapy. If the progress towards the planned goal is not met as expected, the therapy visits may be discontinued. This can also reduce the payments on the therapy visits made. However, there may be confusions if these things are not properly documented. Thus, the physical therapy documentation software will be ideal for this procedure.

Physical therapy EMR is an efficient documentation procedure that will effectively record the therapy treatments made and the assessments done to measure if progress has been achieved. Electronic medical records system is the latest and helpful documentation process that can prevent future misunderstanding and mix up. With this procedure, there will be no more overwhelmed therapy billers who can cause unimportant misunderstandings.

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.