EHR (Electronic Health Records)

Does your NextGen® EHR need a checkup… and treatment?

Does your NextGen® EHR need a checkup… and treatment?

If you’re a NextGen® practice, do you feel like you’re getting the most out of its capabilities and flexibility? Or, do you and your staff feel you may have opportunities to improve? I’ve had the pleasure of working with dozens of practices over many years as an EHR...

EHR Training: Leave it to the experts

EHR Training: Leave it to the experts

Healthcare is an industry of change. From metrics which track success in value-based programs, to order sets and templates for documentation and treatment, to software upgrades and new features, your organization is likely going through change every single day. With...

EHRs and Patient Safety: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

EHRs and Patient Safety: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?

Working in a physician's office for over 12 years, I heard a lot of patients express concerns about electronic health records. Many patients wanted to know if their data was secure, and what would happen if the computer system crashed. Of course, providers and office...

Tips For Uncovering EHR Workflow Pain Points

Tips For Uncovering EHR Workflow Pain Points

Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems were implemented in practices throughout the country with the goal of developing and maintaining efficient clinical workflows, providing easier access to data, and improving communication between providers and patients. But years...

Increase Patient Portal Use With These 8 Tips

Increase Patient Portal Use With These 8 Tips

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) places new expectations and requirements on practices and their implementation of patient portal systems. The goal of MACRA is to improve the quality of health care for Medicare patients, and this is...

Tips For Overcoming Challenges With Your EHR System

Tips For Overcoming Challenges With Your EHR System

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) have been touted as a solution for providing more efficient, high quality, and cost-effective care. For many reasons, EHRs have not always lived up to that promise. A recent article in Fortune magazine detailed the trials and...

Inside the Mind of an EHR Consultant: Secrets to Practice Success

Inside the Mind of an EHR Consultant: Secrets to Practice Success

8 Insights to Improve Your Primary Care Practice If you’re looking to make improvements in your EHR system and increase efficiency in your practice, hiring an EHR consultant can make a huge impact. Jacob Lynch is one of Medical Advantage’s expert EHR consultants....

Increasing Revenue: Key Strategies for Optimizing Insurance Eligibility

Increasing Revenue: Key Strategies for Optimizing Insurance Eligibility

Insurance denials are a huge source of frustration for practices and patients. Every year, millions of claims are denied because the patient was not eligible, or the service was not covered under the policy. These types of denials can result in a significant revenue...

Simple Ways to Increase Patient Engagement in a Digital World

Simple Ways to Increase Patient Engagement in a Digital World

If you look back on the patient experience over the past ten years, the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) has probably had the most dramatic impact on the patient-provider relationship. Patients who used to have intimate conversations with their health care...