Many of the benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) are the enhancements they bring to existing workflows. They help ensure safe prescribing, improve the lab ordering experience, support intra-office communication, and improve care coordination. Yet the greatest benefit may be more time for care: nearly...Continue
With increasing revenue pressures, practices know that effective patient flow is key to increasing revenue and improving efficiency. Every step of the patient flow from parking to check-out needs to move seamlessly, so that providers can operate efficiently and maximize time with patients.
Some of the bread and butter tools, apps, and services for independent medical practices can be free. Free is made possible by shifting the cost burden from doctors to content and other service vendors. There are numerous medical service and content businesses that vie for...Continue
Dr. Howard Zucker, the Commissioner of Health for New York State, issued a letter on March 16 outlining a blanket waiver for certain exceptional circumstances regarding New York’s e-prescribing law. As outlined by Dr. Zucker, the waiver of the exceptional circumstances were implemented to address...Continue
Effective March 27, 2015, New York’s I-STOP act will require providers in the state to issue prescriptions electronically directly to a pharmacy, including prescriptions for controlled substances. With the deadline only a few days away, here’s a quick-start guide to ensuring you can e-prescribe all...Continue