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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 www.SethFlam.com

Free On Demand Webinar – Podiatrists: How to Streamline Charting, Billing and More

Podiatrist--How to Streamline
As a podiatrist, you face unique challenges in today’s healthcare world, from Meaningful Use and PQRS reporting to preventing charting from taking over your life. Dr. Peter Brieloff, a podiatrist in private practice since 1987, will review how he has improved his practice’s charting, billing and more to industry-leading standards, including how to: Chart faster and go home on time Streamline your medical billing Reduce your denials Identify podiatrist-friendly features in an EHR/PM system And more Dr. Brieloff will also answer your questions around using medical software to improve the productivity and […] Continue Reading

Study Finds EHR Software Not Causing Upcoding

EHR software
A recent study reported in a Modern Healthcare article found that EHRs didn’t cause upcoding, despite fears of note cloning and overdocumentation that resulted in increased scrutiny of EHR-using providers by the Office of the Inspector General for HHS. The study, published by Julia Adler-Milstein of the University of Michigan and Dr. Ashish K. Jha, an internist with the Veterans Affairs Department and professor with the Harvard School of Public Health, compared billing from two groups of hospitals using a case-mix index. The study compared early adopters of EHRs, from 2008 to […] Continue Reading