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EHR News and Information: The HealthFusion Blog

The HealthFusion EHR news and blog brings you the latest in the healthcare industry and health IT news as it pertains to you and your practice.

Seth Flam, DO

Lead Blogger: Seth Flam, DO

Dr. Flam is one of the founders of HealthFusion and serves as the company's CEO and President. He is board certified in Family Practice and is one of the creative forces behind MediTouch EHR. More information about Dr. Flam can be found at

Medical Office Efficiency: How Medical Office Efficiency Improves Employee and Customer Satisfaction

Lots of things can interfere with productivity in a medical office. Whether it’s poor customer service, bad communication, misuse of technology, or workflow clogs, a medical office’s bottom line will eventually suffer if left unchecked. Luckily, for as many symptoms of medical office inefficiency as you can identify, it’s usually a treatable condition. Continue Reading

How an EHR/EMR Software System Can Help Your Practice with Real-time Medical Eligibility Verification

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With the health insurance industry in transition, the need for real-time medical eligibility verification has never been greater. With an EHR/EMR platform, featuring a medical eligibility verification system, you get real-time eligibility and benefits, the ability to verify Medicare, as well as accurate co-payment, co-insurance and deductible data. Continue Reading

2017 Electronic Health Record Vendor Comparison

The process of selecting the right electronic health records vendor has become incredibly important. The stakes for your practice are high, and we know choosing an EHR can be an extremely daunting endeavor. Arm yourself with the know-how to make the best decision. Continue Reading

Surefire Ways to Improve Your Patient Reviews and Your Practice’s Online Presence On Physician Review Websites

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How are patient reviews affecting your practice? Does your practice have a positive online presence and reputation? Here are some easy, effective tips to winning over physician review websites. Continue Reading

CMS Offers Resources to Promote Chronic Care Management Awareness

CMS' new Chronic Care Management initiative offers resources to help educate patients and healthcare professionals about CCM. The effort is indicative of how underutilized the CCM program is nationwide, across the physician community — versus how much potential lies in it for both practices and an underprivileged patient population. Continue Reading

The Future of Medical Billing Software

Attempting to predict the future can be a tricky gamble, especially in healthcare. Today’s game-changing technology could quickly spiral into tomorrow’s litigious, medical bust. When it comes to the future of medical billing software, there does seem to be some indications of where it may be heading. And that can help us make some educated guesses. Continue Reading

2017 Electronic Health Record Vendor Comparison

Selecting the right electronic health record (EHR) vendor can make or break the business of your practice. This article outlines why you should give MediTouchserious consideration. Continue Reading

Managing OB GYN Health and Medical Records with EMR/EHR

Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Practices Can Benefit from The Use of Electronic Medical and Health Records Specialty clinics often express skepticism about adopting EHR platforms. Some of the hesitation stems from their niche focus and anxiety over disrupting longtime methods and procedures of record keeping, coding, and billing. All of this is understandable, but a good EHR can benefit every type of practice, and a specialty like obstetrics and gynecology (OB GYN) is no exception. Women’s healthcare deals with a variety of both urgent and long-term treatments, and a powerful OB GYN […] Continue Reading

Case Study – Why It’s Important to Find the Best EHR for Solo Practice

Whether you're deciding to strike out on your own or simply wondering if you can remain successful as an independent solo physician in today's seemingly daunting landscape, the comforting news is that it can be done. Take the case of Illinois-based neurologist, Dr. Michael Sergeant and his wife, Beth. Continue Reading

How Medical Software Can Help Your Medical Practice

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HealthFusion dives into the different types of medical software available, while discussing how each type can help your medical practice. Types include EMR, EHR, practice management, scheduling and billing. Continue Reading