To help eye care practices learn how patient relationship management software helps improve patient outcomes and builds a more profitable practice, we are sharing this guest blog from Solutionreach, a First Insight integration partner. The following practice success story features a MaximEyes Cloud client, Springhouse Eye Associates in Pennsylvania, who uses Solutionreach services.
Not sure what business expense qualifies as a tax deduction in 2018 for your eye care practice? The clock is ticking away to maximize Section 179 tax deductions for 2018. You’ll want to read this if you’re planning to purchase or lease ophthalmic diagnostic or office equipment, computers, office furniture, or practice management and EHR software before the end of the year.
Treating hundreds of patients each week is the norm for Dr. Greg Caldwell, who is one of four optometrists at a large eye care group practice in Pennsylvania. As their optometry practice continued to grow, paper charts and records caused daily inefficiencies for him, his staff, and colleagues.
First Insight Corporation, developers of MaximEyes certified EHR software for optometrists and ophthalmologists, announced that on March 26, 2018, MaximEyes EHR software (Version 3.0) received the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Certification—meeting 100% of ONC’s base certification criteria.
Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems have evolved over time, thanks to advances in cloud-based and cloud-hosted technology. When it comes to improving productivity at any eye care practice, EHR software is the answer for modern ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Investing in ophthalmology and optometry EHR software is one of the most significant business decisions you’ll make for your practice. Once you hit that “go-live” button, it’s critical to invest time and resources for optimizing your EHR system.
EHR optimization is an ongoing process due to software and functionality updates, never-ending federal and state regulations, and user workflow needs.
Medication adherence refers to how a patient conforms to the timing, dosage and frequency of prescribed medications that a healthcare provider recommends. According the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug non-adherence costs the U.S healthcare industry almost $300 billion a year.
Now that you’ve decided to implement a practice management and EHR system in your optometry or ophthalmology practice, don’t forget to focus on one of the most important requirements for a successful outcome—selecting your EHR implementation project team.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that ALL providers participating in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs are now only required to report on a minimum of 90 consecutive days for meaningful use in performance year 2016.
To help you prepare for MACRA and MIPs, the new payment system for Medicare Eligible Clinicians (ECs), we’ve put together a few quick facts, FAQs, and industry resources to help guide you through the complicated process.