"All of my feedback in the last five years has been that practices using Amazing Charts are able to do the same things as those who forked out 10 or 20 times more money for an EMR.”

-Brian from the practice of Dr. Susan L. Courtnage, Eaton Rapids MI

 

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. 

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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Have you implemented a patient portal and are now wondering, “how do I get patients to use it?” Adopting the technology is only the first step in a patient portal implementation. The second step is creating a strategy to get your patients to see the value in using it.  

Educate Patients on the...

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How to Switch to the Right EHR for Your Practice

Posted May 29, 2015 Electronic Health Records

It’s a huge hassle and headache to switch EHRs, right? Not if you do it the right way. Most physicians in private medical practice enjoy two significant benefits when they switch systems: saving money and getting an easier-to-use EHR.

If you didn’t purchase the right EHR the first (or second) time,...

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How many times have your patients missed their appointments or rescheduled at the last minute, resulting in wasted time and lost revenue? The appointment reminder card sits on the refrigerator, only to be forgotten. These missed appointments have a negative impact on patient care and your practice's...

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