October 15, 2014

Features Your Next EMR Needs to Have: Feature #2

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As a center storage area for patient data, an EMR needs to be able to transfer information both in and out of it. EMRs should offer you the ability to interface with outside labs, radiology centers, and pharmacies for ePrescribing. Most interfaces are accomplished through the Health Level Seven (HL7) standard language.

October 13, 2014

CMS Extends Date for Meaningful Use Hardship Exception Applications

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the date for applying for Meaningful Use hardship exceptions. The new deadline to avoid 2015 Medicare payment adjustments for not demonstrating meaningful use of a Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CEHRT) is now November 30, rather than the previous deadline of July 1.

October 7, 2014

Owl Now Urgent Care Treats Patients Like Family

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Owl Now Urgent Care, Polk County’s only after hours urgent care open seven days a week, truly makes you feel like you’re part of their family. That means you’re going to receive the best care when you or your loved one isn’t feeling so swell.

September 25, 2014

Rise of Urgent Care Centers: Healthcare’s Boom Town

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Urgent cares are setting the tone for what healthcare consumers want. They want unscheduled appointments, they want stellar service, they want a location that’s easy to find with accessible parking, they want distinguishable amenities, and they want the cost to be lower and more transparent.

September 23, 2014

Ways to Design a Patient-friendly Urgent Care

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For all the planning you do, it’s the patient that’s the central focus of your efforts. It makes sense then to design your urgent care clinic and services around the patient. Read a few ways to make your physical clinic building and service options more patient centered.

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