ophthalmology EHR Tag

Now that you’ve decided to add an EHR and practice management system to your optometry or ophthalmology practice, don’t forget to focus on one of the most critical requirements for a successful outcome—selecting and managing your EHR implementation project team.

Is your eye care practice providing excellent patient care and bringing in positive cash flow? Many businesses struggle to accomplish these goals side by side. It's always one or the other until they learn how to use eye care EHR data mining to drive revenue effectively.

Ransomware reached a crisis level in 2019, according to Emsisoft, and Forescout recently predicted an increase in cyber attacks. The American Medical Collection Agency data breach impacted more than 25 million patients, leading to numerous investigations and lawsuits.
Now that the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) 2017 submission period is closed, don’t think you can procrastinate and put MIPS on the back burner for the rest of 2018. One of the biggest changes in 2018 is that eligible clinicians (ECs) must now report Quality and Cost performance category data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a full 12 months, beginning in the first quarter of 2019—which means the performance period has already begun.

So, you don’t trust the cloud? Moving your EHR system to the cloud from a local server is an important decision, and we understand the uncertainty that follows. However, there are many benefits that happen when you migrate to ophthalmology or optometry cloud-hosted or cloud-based EHR software that you may not know about.

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.
On February 22, 2017, First Insight Corporation will celebrate 23 years as a leader in developing practice management and EHR solutions for optometrists and ophthalmologists. Since I first started the company in 1994, our goal has always been to help eye care providers improve their practice—to work more efficiently and be able to provide great care. We want to make our customers’ lives easier so they can make their patients’ lives better.
Investing in ophthalmology and optometry EHR software is one of the most significant business decisions you’ll make for your practice. It’s important to look for a practice management and EHR system that focuses on your future goals, not immediate needs—one that works the way you do.