How to Become an Electronic Health Records Specialist

How to Become an Electronic Health Records Specialist

This post was originally found on HealthGrad.com and we felt it was a great resource to share! An electronic health records specialist is responsible for organizing and managing patient health information data by making sure that it is of high quality, accurate, accessible and secure in both electronic and paper formats. Electronic health records specialists…

How do you know it’s time to switch your EHR provider?

How do you know it’s time to switch your EHR provider?

Replacing your EHR system can seem like a major headache. The time, the training, the cost. According to Healthcare IT News, as many as 23% of EHR users have considered changing systems. Chances are, if you’ve thought about switching your EHR system, there may be good reason to seriously consider it. So, how do you…

How can behavioral health consultants help you?

How can behavioral health consultants help you?

Your behavioral health organization is moving quickly — both from a clinical standpoint and a technological one. You’re keeping up with patient treatments and doing your best to stay top of mind through marketing, but your systems and processes may be falling to the wayside. It’s hard to pick your head up, see the 30,000…

Behavioral Health EHR Customers Report Lowest Satisfaction Scores

Behavioral Health EHR Customers Report Lowest Satisfaction Scores

Source: https://ehrintelligence.com/news/behavioral-health-ehr-customers-report-lowest-satisfaction-scores April 08, 2020 – The majority of customers using a behavioral health EHR vendor are highly dissatisfied with the overall product, according to a recent KLAS report. Behavioral health issues are an underfunded and overlooked area of the healthcare industry, forcing the need for more comprehensive software solutions. Of the seven vendors that were scored, all…

What are the top EHR software systems?

What are the top EHR software systems?

Looking for information on the top EHR software systems? Here’s a quick run down of some of the top players in the space: Top EHR Systems: NetSmart (Avatar & Evolve) Credible Qualifacts CareLogic Echo Group Streamline Epic Allscripts CureMD eClinicalWorks GE Healthcare CernerPractice Fusion athenahealth kareo NetSmart (myAvatar & myEvolv) myAvatar™ is an electronic health…

EHR Consultants: When to hire a top EHR consultant

EHR Consultants: When to hire a top EHR consultant

EHR compliance and management is a massive undertaking. Your firm may not have the internal knowledge for how to successfully review, train, implement, report, and analyze EHR activities. There are a small group of the best EHR consultants out there who can step in and assist with short or long-term EHR projects. We’re one of…

5 Tips to Improve Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

5 Tips to Improve Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

A 2018  HIMSS Analytics survey found that more than 76% percent of health systems found denials to be their biggest revenue cycle challenge with revenue integrity (36.8%) and self-pay (34.2%) following.[i] Fast forward to 2020, and these issues are still the same. With today’s challenges for behavioral health agencies, one has to watch getting overwhelmed…

How federal regulations will force EHR vendors to make changes to assist providers with value-based care.

How federal regulations will force EHR vendors to make changes to assist providers with value-based care.

How federal regulations will force EHR vendors to make changes to assist providers with value-based care. The Quality Payment Program (QPP) is heading into its third year. With this value-based care system, providers will need assistance to fulfill reporting requirements, without increased administrative burden, from EHR vendors. “CMS proposed an overhaul to E&M requirements that…

Incentives for Behavioral Health EHR adoption gains ground.

Incentives for Behavioral Health EHR adoption gains ground.

Incentives for Behavioral Health EHR adoption gains ground. Behavioral health is our background and EHR’s are our present. It is important to us to help agencies integrate the two. When we hear news that bills were passed  that may support this integration, we just have to share it. “Incentivizing EHR adoption among behavioral healthcare providers…