electronic health records

5 Benefits of Web-based EHRs for Public Health

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) can usually be categorized as either "installed" or "web-based"/"cloud-based". An installed software is stored on your agency’s local computers, whereas a web-based software is stored in the cloud. The word "cloud" refers to using online applications which manage and store your data in remote servers spread [...]

By |2020-03-26T21:04:42-05:00March 26th, 2020|EHR|1 Comment

Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN to Make Exciting Presentation on SBDH at Upcoming PH Conference

Champ Software is pleased to announce that Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, was chosen as a presenter during one of the afternoon sessions for the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference (MPPHC) on Mackinac Island, October 3-5, 2017. Her topic will be, Social Behavioral Determinants of Health & the Omaha System: Empowering Local Health Departments to [...]

By |2017-10-13T16:14:45-05:00September 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Purchasing an EHR: What Will Be Your Change Management Approach?

Many of you out there have, or are on the cusp of purchasing, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) for your agency. How many of you have thought about what change management in EHR implementation approach you should be using while implementing your new EHR?  For those of you out there "in-the-know", you might think, "overkill"? Absolutely [...]

By |2018-06-21T06:02:47-05:00January 12th, 2013|Blog Expert|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 |2017-08-10T12:49:14-05:00October 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 |2017-08-10T12:41:52-05:00October 3rd, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

A Blog About a Dog (canis lupus familiaris)

When my mother Jeanne was very young her family had a wonderful family pet. A collie named Pete. Pete protected my mom and her brothers. He would hold little Jeanne’s wrist in his mouth as she crossed the street to visit her little friend. Pete walked little Jeanne all the way to the front door [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:32:58-05:00September 24th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Why Pathways?

Clinical pathways have been widely used by since the 1990’s as a means to provide structured plans of client care based on best practices and clinical and program guidelines. When designed and used properly, they provide a powerful means to enhance quality and efficiency of care and to measure and improve client outcomes based on [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:31:02-05:00August 31st, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Transitioning to a Hosted EHR Solution

Submitting a billing claim, getting a list of vaccinations for a client, faxing orders to a physician and emailing a client about their next visit; what do all of these have in common? Well, you likely wouldn’t be able to do any of them without the power of the internet. With recent technological advances you’re [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:14:52-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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