"So nice to have my lab results sent directly to the computer with Amazing Charts."

— Alex Baskous, MD, Anchorage, Alaska

 

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. 

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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How to Cut Office Costs While Improving Quality of Care

Posted Oct 21, 2015 By Guest Post: Easy Business Software

An Interoperable Office is the Answer

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While it isn’t over for everyone, the vast majority of practices using Amazing Charts have made a successful transition to ICD-10.  Congratulations! 

Many of you told us the transition wasn’t as bad as you anticipated (Y2K anyone?), thanks in no small part to Amazing Charts. Here are a few quotes...

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We have made several great performance improvements in version 8.3 of Amazing Charts, across many different functional areas of the program. Beta testing for this release begins in two weeks and General Availability is currently scheduled for mid-November. Performance enhancements of note include:

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Four Ways to Find a Usable EHR System

Posted Sep 21, 2015 EHR Industry

Now that you know how to identify usability in an EHR system, how do you easily and quickly find a usable EHR from among the hundreds of products in the market? There are four steps you can take to speed up the process.

One: look at surveys of EHR users

When it comes to judging EHR usability, who...

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Ask any physician what they want from an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and the first thing they usually say is: “I want an EHR that’s easy to use.” But what does that really mean? How can you define usability?

One: Look at the User Interface

The User Interface (UI) is the first element of...

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Say “I Do” to Patient Engagement

Posted Jul 21, 2015 Electronic Health Records By Guest Post via Updox

As healthcare evolves to a consumer-driven marketplace, patients are making decisions about healthcare in the same ways they make decisions about other purchases. Ease of use and customer service become increasingly critical as more and more patients choose physicians based on how they can interact...

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How can you kill these two birds with one stone? The answer: through money-saving copay assistance and medication guidance programs that help increase adherence.

How Do Copay Assistance & Medication Guidance Programs Work?

Copay assistance programs deliver financial offers to the provider (for the...

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