• articleAug 13, 2011 | 2 min. read

    How to tell if an EMR will help or hinder your practice

    While looking at an EMR for your clinic, it can be hard to understand what will work for you and what won't. To add to it, the messages in the industry seem a bit mixed and muddled. On any given day, you may read an article outlining all of the reasons why EMR adoption is slow and difficult for a non-technical staff.   A number of reasons fault the user and not the software. The next day, …

  • articleAug 9, 2011 | 3 min. read

    The Cloud, Security, and your EMR. How safe are your medical records?

    Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on Cloud technology last week. If you missed the broadcast, you can view the recorded version here at anytime. I wanted to debrief everyone on the highlights of the webinar and also share some of the questions that were asked by attendees. Here were some of the most common questions about Cloud technology: Where is my data stored? If any of you have used a server-based system in the past, …

  • webinarAug 9, 2011

    Understanding Security and Technology Behind Cloud-Based Applications

    Have you ever wondered what 'The Cloud' actually means? Wish there was an easy way to understand the technology you are currently using? This webinar was hosted by WebPT Expert, Michael Manheimer, joined by WebPT Co-Founders Brad and Heidi Jannenga. Webinar attendees will learn: What exactly is cloud computing? What makes cloud computing different from traditional models? What type of security does a cloud vendor offer? WebPT will debunk a few myths about 'The Cloud' itself.

  • articleJul 29, 2011 | 7 min. read

    Expected and Unexpected Costs of an EMR

    9 Ways to lose your wallet on an EMR Ever feel like you're getting milked dry?  Here's a look at 9 expected and unexpected costs of implementing an EMR   1. Software Licenses : Many providers charge for a software license per users.  It is important to note the cost and renewal periods of the license.  Key questions: Is the license a one-time/lifetime cost? Does it require an annual subscription/renewal cost? How about upgrades?  What if a …

  • articleJul 12, 2011 | 5 min. read

    5 Cloud Fears Explained

    Technology has become a crucial component to healthcare documentation and management. Many benefits come from Electronic Record keeping including productivity increases, greater security measures as the burden of IT being lifted off of the shoulders of clinic staff. One of the most beneficial technology innovations in healthcare is the development of cloud-based technology. With new “cloud” technology, comes a lot of questions and concerns. Is it proven?  Is it safe?  We see a lot of misinformation around …

  • articleJun 15, 2011 | 4 min. read

    WebPT TOP 10 Benefits for Multi-Clinic Practices

    Working together just got easier Practices with multiple clinics are realizing the benefits of WebPT in a big way.  WebPT's focus on simplicity, compliance, and ease of use make it truly unique. But the biggest headaches for multiple clinics vanish when clinics take advantage of the elegant built-in features that save time and money while enhancing standardization across clinics.   TOP 10 Benefits to Multi-Clinic Practices Implement in one hour not weeks - Implementing an EMR across …

  • articleMay 2, 2011 | 6 min. read

    Holding PT Documentation Software to a High Standard

    The physical therapy profession is not one that is prone to jump on the bandwagon for fads just as the medical community at large is not likely to be susceptible to that kind of temptation. If there is a trend that could almost be seen as epidemic as a fad, it is the move toward automating the PT documentation function at the clinic level. The natural inclination to go slow and evaluate carefully the pros and the …

  • articleNov 8, 2010 | 2 min. read

    The real magic of electronic medical records is the ease of sharing key patient information

    There are real benefits to going electronic. Sure you can get rid of the large file cabinets and storage rooms. Yes, you can search patient files making it faster to find what you are looking for. However, the real beauty of electronic medical records is the ability to quickly and easily share important patient data with referring physicians and other healthcare providers as needed. Think you entered the digital health age when your doctor switched from paper …

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