Public health EHR

10 Questions to Ask Your EHR Vendor Before Purchasing

The search for an electronic health record (EHR) that is right for your health department can be time consuming and, at times, overwhelming. You want to ensure you find an EHR that meets the specific needs of your health department and is a great fit for your workflow. Here are ten questions you can ask [...]

By |2020-07-10T14:15:58-05:00July 10th, 2020|EHR|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 |2018-06-25T05:25:28-05:00January 16th, 2014|Blog Expert|0 Comments

State Reporting & EHR Requirements: A Software Vendor’s Role (Part 1)

Local health agencies have been reporting to their state counterparts for decades. Of course state health agencies have an important role to play in the public health system, as they set policy through legislation and regulation, and dispense funds. The natural consequence of policy and funding is reporting, to ensure services are provided and funds properly [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:27:18-05:00March 8th, 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

The Advantages of Cloud Computing in EHR

As you begin your exploration of available Electronic Health Record (EHR) software, sooner or later you will have to decide how to save your client and administrative data: on your agency’s local computers and server or in the cloud. If you’ve already encountered this term, you may have several questions. Here are answers to some [...]

By |2017-08-10T10:47:58-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

4 Tips for Choosing the Right EHR Software

If you are wondering how to choose an Electronic Health Record (EHR) software, follow these tips to have the best chance of finding the right one for you: 1.       Don’t do it alone: assemble your team Don’t make the mistake that other agencies, schools, and programs have made, which is to have a small group [...]

By |2017-08-10T10:39:18-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

3 Tricks to get the most out of your EHR training

Imagine, it's the day of training... It's late in the afternoon, the room is warm, and you're mentally working on your grocery list.  Your energy level is plummeting.  Learning how to use your agency's new EHR is the LAST thing you want to be doing.   If you're getting ready to plan a training and [...]

By |2017-08-23T18:58:27-05:00September 25th, 2003|Blog Expert|0 Comments
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