Denville, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2012
Physical therapy scheduling software can also help a PT practice create appointments with a couple of clicks of the mouse and maintain the office much more efficiently. In fact, a good EMR for physical therapy services can cut down on the time and expense of maintaining a staff and documenting each patient’s visit to the clinic. According to private practice owner and physical therapy marketing expert, Nitin Chhoda, there are many ways to learn more about EMR system, and his latest website which had been launched this June, is one of them.
Many professionals use occupational therapy software as well to streamline their workload and accomplish common tasks quickly and effortlessly. The future of successful physical and occupational therapy practices lies in electronic medical records (EMR) as more and more offices are now getting on board. President Obama’s plan to computerize health care records is a major step forward in creating standardized software which can be compatible with most online systems.
An EMR system provides essential, ongoing documentation at a glance which in turn can save therapists from expensive lawsuits and repaying insurance funds during a post-payment audit. Ideally, an EMR system should contain all the pertinent patient information on a single page and when it is time to update the file it can be accomplished in a few easy steps.
A good EMR system will also help therapists manage their patient relationships without the need for them to rely on memory or to retrieve a paper chart in order to get up to speed on the patient’s visit. Therapists are able to manage their patient billing a lot easier with an EMR system as it will eliminate the need for paper calendars and other software as everything can be accomplished inside the EMR interface.
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.