"Physical therapy is not a subspecialty of the medical profession and physical therapists are not medical doctors; we are a separate profession that provides a unique service that physicians are unable and untrained to provide."

Letter to the AMA from the APTA, Dec 2009

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Don't Spend Big Bucks on a New EMR... until you read this!

This new article, published in Advance for Physical Therapists April 3rd, 2012, shows you the future of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in physical therapists' clinics.

We cover EVERYTHING physical therapists want in a new, electronic documentation and billing system.

In the article we discuss the following:
  • Physical therapists documentation
  • Productivity and profitability
  • SOAP notes
  • Medicare Audits
  • Personal Health Records (PHR)
  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Mobile or handheld computing
  • Psychosocial factors
  • Quality metrics
BEFORE you spend lots of money on a new computer system or new software you should READ THIS FIRST!

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Tim Richardson, PT owns a private practice at Medical Arts Rehabilitation, Inc in Palmetto, Florida. The clinic website is at MedicalArtsRehab.com.

Bulletproof Expert Systems: Clinical Decision Support for Physical Therapists in the Outpatient Setting is a manager's workbook with stories, checklists, charts, graphs, tables, and templates describing how you can use paper-based or computerized tools to improve your clinic's Medicare compliance, process adherence and patient outcomes.

Tim has implemented a computerized Clinical Decision Support (CDS) system in his clinic since 2006 that serves as a Reminder, Alerting, Prompting and Predicting CDS using evidence-based tests and measures.

Tim can be reached at
TimRichPT@BulletproofPT.com .

"Make Decisions like Doctors"

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