Chhoda Addresses Physical Therapists to Manage Practice Better by Being on Board with Latest Physical Therapy Software

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The deadline for 2014 implementation of electronic medical records (EMR) system is nearly coming and licensed physical therapist and marketing specialist, Nitin Chhoda, said that therapists must work to make the transition now, so as to avoid problems associated with the last minute installation. He is now offering a 30-day trial at no cost of In Touch EMR, a web-based physical therapy management solution to assist fellow therapists.

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The system reduces errors and reimbursement rejections for improved cash flow, and integrates easily with other systems that include Therapy Newsletter and the mobile marketing software, Clinical Contact.

“Physical therapy documentation software facilitates all aspects of practice management. Clinic owners who switched to EMR system will soon begin to see better profitability. As therapists need time to evaluate EMR systems, they should give their staff adequate time to familiarize the EMR system as well, in order to minimize potential problems that may arise,” said Chhoda.

There are numerous EMR systems that come with costly monthly fees. Chhoda noted that there is no need for therapists to spend a fortune to become compliant with In Touch EMR, a new physical therapy software system created by him and his wife, Ritika Gulrajani. This web-based software was specifically developed to address the needs and requirements of physical therapy clinics of any size.

In Touch EMR offers a complete physical therapy documentation platform. Its intuitive interface eliminates months of intensive training found with other electronic medical records programs, allowing staff to become comfortable with the system quicker. The system format used in this software are those which therapists and staff are most familiar with, from patient health information to billing. It has a patient portal that provides the means for clients to enter their own health and insurance data to reduce waiting time in the office.

This new physical therapy software and documentation system helps therapists manage all departments within their practice -- from scheduling and prescriptions to treatments to electronic billing for better cash flow. Therapists can communicate with other healthcare providers and obtain instant access to records from any location with an Internet connection. The system reduces errors and reimbursement rejections for improved cash flow. It also integrates easily with other systems such as Therapy Newsletter and mobile marketing software, Clinical Contact.

According to Chhoda, the most valuable features of In Touch EMR are speed, reliability, efficiency and better patient care. He advices early adoption of an EMR system to ensure that therapists are in compliance before the 2014 deadline and enables everyone within the practice to become proficient with the system. The EMR provides a web-based physical therapy documentation and management system that quickly begins to pay for itself, allowing therapists to expand their practice to the next level of 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 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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