Marketing Expert Shares How Patients Check-In is Faster with New Physical Therapy Documentation Software

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Patient check-in is usually done manually and redundantly by the time the patients start his/her treatment. Nitin Chhoda shares the latest information about the automated “self-intake” technology using the latest physical therapy EMR in his website called

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This technology for physical therapy offices allows patients to access forms, provide their medical history and insurance before even stepping into the office for the first time.

Self-intake technology is something that people, as a culture, are seeing more and more these days. From airport kiosks to movie theaters, people as a whole are becoming more independent in the check-in process, which allows staff of businesses to become more efficient by performing other. Now with physical therapy documentation software, patients in physical therapy offices can check themselves in using self-intake technology for a more smoothly run business.

Nitin Chhoda, a licensed physical therapist and marketing expert, says that at a patient portal, one of the most important features of an electronic medical record or EMR is that patients will save staff time while offering convenience for clients. This technology for physical therapy offices allows patients to access forms, provide their medical history and insurance before even stepping into the office for the first time.

A pre-visit registration process allows clients to input information in during their free time and also allows therapists to review their records and become familiar with the patient before the appointment. This software also allows offices to validate a client’s insurance and available coverage before the patient starts treatment.

According to Chhoda, communication is almost instantaneous when communicating with other medical offices as well. What took weeks before can now be done within seconds when offices transfer electronic medical records to one another when it comes to communication on current medications, treatment, and other important information that can be vital for the best of patient health.

Not only will staff notice the speedy responses and the better care, but patients will leave them happy and satisfied with the treatment they receive at a physical therapy office that uses electronic medical records,

Self-intake technology increases efficiency and productivity of a physical therapy office of any size and office managers will see a huge difference. With paperwork being done quicker, staff can focus on the patients more attentively when using electronic medical records.

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

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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