With an abundance of medical software now available, choosing the right one for your practice can seem nearly impossible. From billing software to patient portals and electronic health records (EHRs), there are hundreds of options, price points, and features to consider. Thankfully, the team over at Software Advice have been busy collecting and analyzing data on this topic and have pulled it all together in their Medical Software Needs Cycle Guide.
Visualizing the Electronic Medical Practice of 2015 I just read an interesting article on the benefits of electronic health record (EHR) adoption. The article was written by Jeanette Borzo over at Software Advice. I thought it was a good narrative to with our readers. In the article, Jeanette depicts a doctor’s office in 2015, the year when financial penalties for failing to adopt EHRs are set to kick in. The article discusses everything from tracking patient health histories on an Continue Reading
Electronic Health Record Contracts I just finished reading an article about how to negotiate an Electronic Health Record software license agreement (SLA), by Houston Neal an EHR Market Analyst at Software Advice. I thought it would be a great resource for our readers. In the article, Houston’s focus is on the five key areas of medical software contracts: the user license, implementation, service obligations, hardware and interfaces and HITECH Act clauses. Houston writes ” …agreements can be complex and difficult Continue Reading
“Should You Outsource Your Medical Billing” My buddy Chris over at Software Advice recently penned a post, “Should You Outsource Your Medical Billing,” which I blogged about recently. He has a follow-up article on selecting a medical billing service which I also wanted to mention. The first article compared outsourcing the revenue cycle management process to managing that function in-house with medical billing systems. Assuming you go for the former option – outsourcing – this post will help you make the right choice of medical billing Continue Reading
Deciding if and when to outsource your medical billing tasks to a third-party is one of the most important choices that a provider will ever make. Choose wisely, and revenues will be and headaches will be less. Choose foolishly, and the provider will have work cut out for them after outsourcing their medical billing. Chris Thorman, who blogs at Software Advice, recently wrote an article pointing out some of the major points that a provider will need to evaluate Continue Reading