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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

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

Custom EHR Software Solutions for Medical Specialties

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Not every physician runs the same type of practice. It only makes sense, then, that not every physician should be forced to settle for a one-size-fits-all EHR solution. Continue Reading

EHR, PM & Patient Portal Enhancements to Serve Urgent Care EMR/EHR Needs, Among Other Specialties

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We’ve recently released new features and enhancements to our EHR, practice management system and YourHealthFile patient portal to better serve urgent care EMR/EHR needs and any other specialty that benefits from a robust EHR system. Continue Reading

Podiatrists: Avoid Medicare Fraud Charges Using Your iPad and EMR Software

Podiatrists, your iPad and EMR Software can help protect you from fraud charges
Even though podiatrists are not among the specialties with the highest doctor compensation from Medicare, podiatrists can be targeted for Medicare fraud investigations. Some high profile cases have contributed to the pressure on podiatrists. But there’s good news: Current technology can help you document your treatment so that you avoid—or at least are better armed to combat—fraud charges and Medicare audits. And even better news: It’s easy to use, affordable technology. As a recent article in Podiatry Management by Michael Rosenblatt, DPM, noted, you can use smartphone or iPad technology to document […] Continue Reading

How Podiatrists Can Report for PQRS

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With the recent changes in the PQRS rule, many specialty providers are struggling to find the best way to comply with the program. There are several ways to report podiatry PQRS data, but if you are an EHR user then we believe the EHR method is the most efficient way. Historically foot and ankle specialists were encouraged to use the claim method, but moving forward we think the EHR method is better because of the alignment of the Meaningful Use and PQRS 2014 Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs). Important Facts about Podiatry PQRS […] Continue Reading