"As a provider, I felt comfortable switching from our former EHR to Amazing Charts. They were very responsive to any issues we had during our transition.”

- Vishal Datta, MD, Endocrinology

 

A Second Opinion

Welcome to the Amazing Charts blog, “A Second Opinion.” Blogs are written by a variety of people who work at Amazing Charts, as well as corporate partners and other guests. 

New time-saving tips and tricks -- ACUC recap

Posted May 09, 2016 By Mark Dabeck, Training Specialist

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of presenting at the Amazing Charts Users Conference (ACUC) in Orlando. It was great to get out of the office and meet clients, many of whom I have spoken to or emailed with over the years. The conference had a positive vibe and there was ample sharing of ideas....

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Escape Meaningful Use. Go InLight.

Posted May 09, 2016 By Eric Schwaab, Senior User Experience Design Lead

I was both pleased and surprised by the large number of longtime clients I met at the Amazing Charts Users Conference (ACUC) in Orlando who were considering an escape from Medicare’s Meaningful Use (MU) program.

The burden that MU has placed on all of us is astonishing. I often wonder just how...

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A Mission-Driven Purpose for EHRs -- ACUC Recap

Posted May 05, 2016 By Prayag Patil, Product Manager – Patient Engagement

Last week I attended my first Amazing Charts Users Conference (ACUC) since joining the Amazing Charts family two years ago, and the experience I had was fun, inspiring and enlightening.

I’m not new to Health IT, but the sunny Orlando weather brought together a clearly close knit and supportive...

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Not All Problem-Oriented Records Are Created Equal -- ACUC Recap

Posted Apr 25, 2016 By Eric Schwaab, Senior User Experience Design Lead

I had one of my more interesting conversations at the Amazing Charts Users Conference (ACUC) in Orlando with a physician from North Carolina, who remembered the very first time she learned of Dr. Larry Weed and the idea of problem-based charting. 

She recalled to me, “Early in my practice, I...

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An Accidental Collaboration -- ACUC Recap

Posted Apr 11, 2016 By Catherine Lehmann, Associate Director Clinical Informatics

I recently traveled to Orlando Florida to speak at the national Amazing Charts Users Conference (ACUC). I planned to spend a few days in the Solution Lab as an expert resource for Clinical Decision Support (CDS). I was also scheduled to speak at the sessions for “Optimizing Patient Care through...

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Cloud Watching in Orlando -- ACUC Recap

Posted Apr 07, 2016 By Eric Schwaab, Senior User Experience Design Lead

I'd like to thank the Amazing Charts users who attended our InLight EHR presentations and stopped by the booth at the national user conference last week. On a beautiful sunny weekend in Orlando, it was a pleasure to meet so many folks interested in clouds.

For the past two years, Product Manager...

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Guardian Angel Support Saves the Day Everyday

Posted Feb 23, 2016 By Martin Holt, PA-C

We recently received this email from a client who agreed to let us share it with you.

Being a customer support representative is one of the toughest jobs in the world, because you need to help people when they are confused, scared, and sometimes angry.

This email is a small peek into one of the...

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As we start the New Year, getting into better financial health is at the top of just about everyone’s list of resolutions. Keeping this resolution can be a whole lot easier than dropping those extra “holiday pounds” gained from Aunt Bertha’s delicious roast turkey and apple pie – yes, I’ll take...

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Calling the time leading up to the ICD-10 transition a headache for physicians would be an understatement. There were efforts to delay ICD-10 another year, talk of securing funds for lack of reimbursement coverage, confusion, concern, and humorous pokes at the absurd codes, such as, W56.11: bitten...

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How Fast Can You Code a 99213 with Your EHR? How about Five Minutes?

Posted Nov 11, 2015 Electronic Health Records

EHR systems are accused of “slowing down” physicians, and let’s face it, even five extra minutes spent with each patient is a lot of time out of your busy day.  How much time? 

Let’s assume you see 20 patients per day and spend an extra five minutes per patient to chart a routine 99213 visit.  That...

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