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Ottawa County Health Department: Success with Immunization Registry Integration

Ottawa County, KS is situated in northcentral Kansas, right above the junction of interstates 70 and 135. The Ottawa County Health Department was founded in the early 1980s to serve the small county and today, the population it serves consists of about 5,975 people. Amazingly, the Ottawa County Health Department administered nearly 1,750 immunizations to [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:09+00:00April 6th, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

Kitsap County Public Health District: Success in Measuring Outcomes

Kitsap Public Health District serves the population of Kitsap County, Washington (about 254,000 people, as of the 2013 census). Kitsap Public Health District has been a client of Champ Software since 2005. At a Champ Software Expert Webinar held in April, 2016, Suzanne Plemmons, MN, RN, PHCNS-BC, and then-Community Health Director (since retired), along with [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:29+00:00March 1st, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

A Local Health Department Shares their EHR Journey: Carlton County Health and Human Services

In March of 2016, Carlton County Public Health & Human Services in Minnesota went live with Nightingale Notes EHR and began using it regularly in their health and human services department. Today, a diverse group of about 40 staff, including administrative and billing staff, use Nightingale Notes each day. Carlton County put together some excellent [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:49+00:00January 24th, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

5 Commonly Asked Questions About EMR/EHR Claims Submissions

EMR/EHR claims submissions can raise a lot of questions, so I've answered five of the most common questions below. As an example, I've used Champ Software's EHR/EMR, Nightingale Notes. In Nightingale Notes, you can create an electronic claim, so if there are any missing pieces of data at the time of the claim generation, Nightingale [...]

By |2018-06-25T05:25:28+00:00January 16th, 2014|Blog Expert|0 Comments

What is a CCD? The Non-“Techie” Version

Part of the Nightingale Notes EHR software is CCD software which helps convert electronic CCD is a Continuity (Care Document) patient data into an easy to read PDF. A CCD is a Continuity of Care Document. So what does that mean for non-techies? Here's what you need to know. Communication Anytime we want to communicate [...]

By |2018-06-25T09:34:44+00:00January 13th, 2014|Blog Expert, CCD, Community Health, EHR, HIE, HL7, Mirth, Omaha System|0 Comments

Health Information Exchanges: What are They…And Why Should You Care? (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two part blog on Health Information Exchanges (HIE) – if you have not done so already, check out Health Information Exchanges: What are They...And Why Should You Care? (Part 1) to learn what HIEs are and their enormous potential benefits to clients, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers across all [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:49:14+00:00October 15th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Health Information Exchanges: What are They…And Why Should You Care? (Part 1)

Unless you are just entering the health care field or have been on a VERY long vacation, you are undoubtedly aware of the widespread acceptance and utilization of electronic health records (EHRs) across a wide variety of health care practice settings. EHRs offer numerous advantages over paper health records, including: Improved access to client/patient information [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:41:52+00:00October 3rd, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments