EMR Consulting News and Insights

Impact of HealthRules Payer on Healthcare Payer Operations

Healthcare organizations today face numerous challenges, including successfully managing health insurance-related issues and processing transactions that are within the scope of today’s regulatory environment. A vital component is having the optimal core administrative processing system (CAPS)—and, in 2023, HealthEdge HealthRules Payer earned the Best in KLAS designation for the second year in a row. Expanding Requirements for […]

Comparing EMR Consulting Providers: What to Look for in Your Next Partner

Electronic medical records (EMR)—also referred to as electronic health records (EHR)—allow healthcare organizations to electronically access, use, and exchange patients’ health-related information in safer, more efficient, and more effective ways while also enhancing their facilities in meaningful, tangible ways. To realize the benefits, though, the EMR system must be fruitfully implemented, integrated, and optimized—which is […]

Pros and Cons of Partnering With an EHR Consulting Company vs. In-House EHR Implementation

When a healthcare facility is transitioning to a new electronic health records (EHR) system, it’s crucial that the software is strategically implemented and optimized, allowing the facility to fully benefit from the application with improved workflows that will help deliver world-class patient care. It also helps organizations to reach a return on investment as efficiently […]

Maximizing Your Investment: EHR / EMR Consulting

How EHR Consulting Can Help Healthcare Organizations Succeed in the Booming Ambulatory EHR Market Ambulatory EHR systems consist of digital patient charts that are used by medical teams to document diagnoses; prescriptions; referrals; and other aspects of doctor-patient interactions. Although some hospital admission information may be included to provide context, any hospital-related data is typically […]

EMR Consultants: Breaking Down Short-Term, Long-Term, and Permanent Placements

EMR consultants play a valuable role by filling in staffing gaps at healthcare organizations and providing them with experts with desirable niche specialties that the in-house staff may not have. Besides choosing the right number of consultants with the required specialties, it’s also important to select the right type of placement. Here, we’ll explore short-term, […]

Role of Epic Consultants in Epic Upgrades

Epic upgrades are crucial to have the latest in electronic health record (EHR) functionality, to maintain consistent regulatory compliance and enhanced security, and to provide better patient care. Here, we’ll share how Epic consultants can optimize software upgrades to help your healthcare organization succeed. What Are Epic Upgrades? Why Are They So Important? This term […]

EHR Super Users: Making Life Easier for Medical Professionals

Medical staff can become quite frustrated when their healthcare organization’s electronic health record (EHR) systems are too time-consuming and/or don’t dovetail with workflows. This situation can all too easily lead to clinician burnout and even to medical staff leaving the profession altogether. More specifically, the following seven EHR design issues have been closely correlated to […]

5 Key Benefits of Hiring an Epic Consultant for Your EHR Implementation

Epic electronic health records (EHR) software is quite robust and customizable. This means that there are plenty of components in the application that must be seamlessly implemented, optimized, and integrated into your healthcare organization’s technology. Here are five key ways that quality Epic consulting firms like HealthTECH Resources can help get the right people in […]

Most Common EHR Workflow Inefficiencies

It’s well known that physicians and other healthcare professionals have felt frustrated by the amount of time they’ve spent navigating electronic health record (EHR) workflows, as well as the concerns healthcare organizations have for this time usage. In 2020, a study by the Annals of Internal Medicine quantified this time. With 155,000 nonsurgical/ambulatory practice physicians […]