Vanessa Tovar

3 benefits

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Feb2016
Electronic patient registration has many benefits, including information sharing, less patient waiting time, and increased office efficiency.  All of these benefits can add up to a higher revenue stream and business growth.  Many health care providers don’t understand the impact that a paperless registration process can have on ... Read More
February 17, 2016Vanessa Tovar
5 tips implement EHR

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Feb2016

5 Tips for Implementing an EHR

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Health care providers across the country are racing to comply with CMS guidelines for Electronic Health Record database implementation in order to take advantage of the monetary incentives.  They are all going through the same EHR implementation growing pains.  The Regional Extension Centers (RECs) is compiling best practices and ... Read More
February 17, 2016Vanessa Tovar
Diff – EMR-EHR

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Feb2016
There has been confusion about the difference between Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) since the government initiated the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  Although there are some similarities, they are different functions for each system.   Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) are the digital equivalent ... Read More
February 17, 2016Vanessa Tovar

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Feb2016
For years, medical office professionals have been trying to “go paperless” with little success. The broken processes and fragmented workflows associated with paper-related inefficiencies can hinder patient care and delay reimbursement of services to providers. Many medical offices claim that lack of funding and support from leadership keeps them “doing things ... Read More
February 17, 2016Vanessa Tovar

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Feb2016
What is an electronic signature? According to the U.S. Federal Law, called the E-SIGN Act, and electronic signature is an "electronic sound, symbol, or process, attached to or logically associated with a contract or other record and executed or adopted by a person with the intent to sign the record." The E-SIGN ... Read More
February 17, 2016Vanessa Tovar