Medical Software

The Difference Between Medical Practice Management and EHR Software

It can be a bewildering challenge trying to figure out the difference between various software tools commonly used by medical practices and facilities providers. One common tool in an electronic medical practice is Medical Practice Management (MPM) software; the other is an Electronic Health Record system. They do two distinctly different jobs and help with different areas of healthcare operations.

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The Best Family Practice Management Software

Every year your practice grows. New patients walk in through the door and you feel like you’ve created a great environment in your office. But you’re noticing that filing is starting to get messy. Your staff can’t seem to provide you with the correct medical records of your 10am appointment, and your headaches are turning into migraines. However, you recently learned how other healthcare providers are utilizing something called a family practice management software (PM software).

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The 7 Categories of Healthcare Information Technology

The average person often doesn’t think about healthcare software. They often don’t think about how it  affects the medical industry as a whole either. But its impact has revolutionized patient care on a global scale. The implementation of these systems in hospitals and practices have monumental effects. Every year more healthcare providers are taking steps to change the way their business manages their internal processes.

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Streamline Patient Scheduling with These Software Solutions

No one uses physical calendars anymore. After all, they take too much manual work — especially for healthcare providers scheduling appointments. In order to reduce that work, online calendar options with email integrations were developed. But even with the upgrades there was still room for improvements. Then, after years of deliberating and planning, an idea sparked itself to life and patient scheduling software was born.

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Popular EMR/EHR Systems and Software List

The federal EHR incentive program has kick-started the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and electronic medical records (EMR) systems for small practices and large hospitals alike. Providing an updated way to keep records has made the health information technology market explode. Converting and maintaining e-records is becoming easier every year. However, the long list of available vendors can be overwhelming and confusing.  To help you and your medical practice make the best choice for the needs of your patients and physicians, consider the following vendors leading the way in EHR and EMR software. These products are rated as top performers based on our product scoring tool and conversations we’ve had with software buyers.

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What is a Patient Portal and How Does it Help Medical Practices?

Following the introduction of electronic medical records (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR), patient portals were developed to improve the way in which patients and healthcare providers interact. A product of meaningful use requirements, they were mandated as a way to provide patients with timely access to their healthcare. Specifically, patient portals give patients access to their health information so that they can take a more active role in their health.

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The Logistics of EHR Implementation

Electronic health record systems, also known as EHRs, have transformed the way that the healthcare industry conducts patient care. These systems not only make patient information more accessible, but also keep it secure while maintaining patient privacy. Not to mention, EHRs make it a lot easier for physicians to record and pull up their patient records. All of this is why many healthcare organizations are going through the process of an EHR implementation.

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Everything You Need to Know About Web-Based EHR Software

Whether you’re considering it for the first time or are ready to upgrade to something different, knowing what to look for in web-based EHR software is an absolute must. Electronic health records software, or EHR software, has been around for some time. New features are debuting all the time, which can make it tricky to zero in on software that will suit the needs of your practice.

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Innovations in Physician Practice Management We Should All be Grateful For

Thanksgiving may be in our rearview mirror, but it doesn’t mean we can’t take some time to appreciate the things we have. Here at SelectHub, we’re pretty big fans of software, so we’re thankful for the many great vendors out there. If you work in a medical practice, chances are you’ve used physician practice management before. And if you have, then you’re probably pretty grateful that it makes your job easier.

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Is Free Practice Management Software a Wise Choice?

One of the most common problems faced by small and mid-sized medical practices is finding enough time for the patients. Between setting appointments, billing, insurance, patient records and other paperwork, doctors often find it difficult to find enough time for actual treatment and diagnosis. But running an efficient practice goes beyond patient care.

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Essential Features of Medical Clinic Software

For both small family practices and big clinics, the potential benefits of properly implemented medical clinic software can’t be underestimated. Having a way to automate many of your administrative and management tasks can completely change the way practices allocate their time and resources.

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Does My Practice Need Medical Accounting Software?

Most healthcare organizations would rather talk about patients than administration any day of the week. Unfortunately, those seemingly small and insignificant back office tasks need to be discussed now and then, to make sure your practice continues to run smoothly. Thanks to software solutions, many of these tasks are easier than ever to manage. However, the question that many find themselves asking is: does my practice actually need certain types of software? For example, do you really need medical accounting software?

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Selecting the Best EHR Vendor for Your Specialty Practice

From a technical perspective, a specialty EHR may be appropriate. But don’t overlook key business considerations.

Selecting your first EHR, or switching to another, involves many technical and business considerations. This is one of the biggest technology decisions your specialty practice or clinic will ever make. It’s not easy to evaluate complex software applications, let alone sort through the hundreds of vendors each touting its self-proclaimed “best solution.”

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