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WebPT Announces Certified Integration with Kareo Billing Software

This week we are announcing the availability of our integration between WebPT EMR and Kareo medical billing software – at last! WebPT has developed both product integration and a business partnership with Kareo to deliver a complete solution that enables physical therapists to seamlessly manage the entire clinical and financial workflow of their clinics.

WebPT Billing Integration
Kareo is one of the first two WebPT Certified Billing Integration Partners. The WebPT team has been working with Kareo to develop a seamless integration between the WebPT EMR and Kareo billing. WebPT will be demonstrating and selling the integrated Kareo solution to WebPT members.

About Kareo Billing Software
Many WebPT members already use Kareo for billing. Kareo is a leading provider of easy to use, affordable, web-based practice management and medical billing software to thousands of physicians and hundreds of medical billing companies. Kareo’s user-friendly and quick-to-implement solution enables therapists to get paid faster by storing patient records, verifying insurance eligibility, submitting electronic claims to insurers, posting electronic insurance payments, billing patients, managing accounts receivable, and much more.

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How to Transition to Electronic Medical Records in Your PT Practice

Taking Due Care in the Rush Toward Electronic Medical Records Systems 

In almost every industry, the rush to get systems automated and put online seems urgent. For some reason, there is an obsession in almost every aspect of life to get applications into a networked solution and preferably to turn a business practice into an online social network or a smart phone app.

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Preparing for a PT Practice Audit

Steps to Take to Prepare for a PT Practice Audit

When you operate a physical therapy practice, there is a level of regulatory detail and scrutiny that is to be expected. Of course, the word “audit” is dreaded in every aspect of life, but for a PT practice, it should be expected and in a way, welcomed. A PT practice audit and the preparations you maintain to be ready for it keeps your practice operating properly and it assures that you will put due attention to the details of PT practice documentation.

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Digital PT Management Documentation

Is the Transition From Paper PT Management Documentation to Digital Difficult?

One would think that any physical therapy practice would jump at the chance to get away from keeping records using the out-of-date, paper-based system. By any estimation, the maintenance, storage and management of massive paper files is cumbersome and inefficient. Paper is costly to buy, fill out and store. It takes space to keep good patient records and it is difficult to keep them all current. Storing them can be dangerous and there is no way to plan for recovery in the event of a fire or flood if those records were destroyed.

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How Can the iPad Help PTs?

As we start a new year and a new decade, many of us want to start fresh with something that can improve our lives. 2011 has the potential for some game changing technological innovations in healthcare.

In April 2010, Apple released the iPad, which has taken the world by storm. More importantly it has given healthcare professionals mobility, easy access to web-based EMR, real time data access and a more interactive method of patient education. It is not the answer for everything, but it is a great tool that is less intimidating to patients than a laptop or computer.

PTs have embraced the iPad with enthusiasm. One of the most common questions that we get at WebPT is “Can I complete my documentation on the iPad?” Approximately 20% of WebPT users have iPads in their clinics as the point of service tool of choice. There are different opinions on how much the iPad can really impact healthcare, but the iPad and other tablet computers are already becoming very practical and useful.

Here are the three main benefits of the iPad for for therapy clinical care:

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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.

 

 

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Healthcare found immediate practical use for the iPad

The iPad gives the medical industry the flexibility, portability, reliability and practicality that it has needed to move toward electronic medical records with ease. Medical physicians were so excited about the battery life and reasonable costs that many of them purchased their own iPad before their practice adopted them as standard tools in the practice.

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Physical Therapy May Be a Part of the Get Fit Plan

More and more of our “members” are seeing patients who are looking for fitness plans they can use to improve their health without chronic pain. These types of patients are often not covered by insurance and may not even come with a referral from a physician. Their care plan may require long-term fitness strategies and an occasional visit over long periods of time in order to adjust as their fitness needs change. Electronic documentation is the perfect way to manage these patients with unique care plans.

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