Electronic Health Records (EHR)

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...

Involving Your Staff In Patient Engagement

Involving Your Staff In Patient Engagement

At the heart of a strong patient engagement strategy are patients actively managing their healthcare. However, without direction and coaching from providers and support staff, many patients don’t know where to begin. Building A Successful Patient Engagement Strategy...

Leading by Example: How to Gain Buy-In for Your Next Tech Project

Leading by Example: How to Gain Buy-In for Your Next Tech Project

Albert Einstein once said, “Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.” Having been involved in healthcare technology since the early 2000’s, I have seen budgets drained and projects shelved due to a lack of buy-in – starting...

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

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

Working in a physician 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. Patient safety concerns are...

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...

Why MIPS Matters: MIPS Insights for Practice Managers

Why MIPS Matters: MIPS Insights for Practice Managers

5 Tips For Primary Care Practice Managers Using MIPS In 2018, I transitioned from managing multiple office locations for a large hospital network to a healthcare consulting role at Medical Advantage. Now I spend my days working with small, independent primary care and...

Enhancing the Patient and Provider Experience with Virtual DocumentationJoin Us For Our Upcoming Webinars on Wednesday 9/29 and Thursday 9/30

Augmedix founder Ian Shakil and CMO Davin Lundquist, MD, join us to discuss how their virtual medical documentation software empowers clinicians to focus on patient care, decreases burnout, and save 2 to 3 hours each day!