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Article - 3½ Reasons Why EMR’s Will Benefit Your Patients
Are you still undecided about purchasing an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)? When implemented correctly, EMR’s can have a significant return on investment that will improve your bottom line. But, there is another major benefit: improved patient care. Isn’t patient care the reason you became a physician in the first place? More... (PDF)

Article - ePrescribing - Benefits Beyond the Medicare 2% Bonus
By now you have heard that Medicare is offering a 2% bonus in 2009 for physicians that ePrescribe. The eHealth Initiative estimates that the nation’s healthcare costs can be reduced by $2.9 billion annually by switching to online systems such as ePrescribing. Since ePrescribing is rather inexpensive and can be done with or without an Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software package, your practice can turn this into a profitable endeavor. More... (PDF)

Article - 5 Tips for Buying Electronic Medical Record Software
So, you've decided to purchase Electronic Medical Records Software (EMR) for your practice. Where do you start? There are literally hundreds of vendors to choose from, offering so many different options and conflicting information. How do you know you'll be getting the right solution for your practice? What questions should you ask? Here are a few things to consider before making your purchase. More... (PDF)

Release - Tri-Med Solutions Brings Blend of Software Superiority, Service and Understanding of Office Management to Physician Marketplace
(Marietta, GA.) - Physician practices seeking technology to improve the management of information for smoother office functioning and data analysis to measure quality of care have faced a dilemma. Where to find reliable products delivered by reliable companies and technical experts who really "get it" when it comes to running a medical office and caring for patients? More... (PDF)

Case Study - Advanzed Health Care Implements EHR System to Improve Patient Care and Boost Revenue
Advanzed Health Care, PLC, struck the perfect balance between enhancing revenue and improving patient outcomes when it implemented an electronic health record (EHR) system in 2001. Since then, the practice has increased the use of preventive care treatments for chronically ill patients, boosted productivity, and raised annual revenue by $40,000 per physician — all without the need for additional support staff. More... (PDF)

Case Study - High Ridge Family Practice Improves Financial Performance with Integrated EHR Solution
High Ridge Family Practice, a busy, five-provider group of family practitioners in Stamford, Conn., has been committed to electronic health record (EHR) technology since 1990, when it implemented a rudimentary integrated EHR and practice management system. The practice finally hit the mark in 2004 with the right solution — an advanced integrated EHR, billing, scheduling, and ordering solution from McKesson. Now, all charges are captured during the patient encounter with efficient electronic documentation. More... (PDF)

Case Study - Disease Management with Practice Partner
THE PRACTICE - John Deere Medical Group of Waterloo is an independent 7 physician and 2 PA medical group serving Waterloo, Iowa. THE PROJECT - One of the primary objectives that the John Deere Medical Group hoped to achieve with Practice Partner Patient Records was a more effective disease management program. Soon after the clinic implemented their EHR they launched a disease management program to regulate diabetic patients with Hemoglobin A1C (HgA1C) over 9. More... (PDF)

Case Study - Improving Efficiency at an Orthopedic Practice
THE PRACTICE - Advanced Orthopedic Specialists is a three-physician orthopedic care practice in Brighton, Michigan. THE PROJECT - Advanced Orthopedic Specialists uses the Total Practice Partner suite of integrated software: Practice Partner Patient Records, Appointment Scheduler, and Medical Billing. Advanced Orthopedic Specialists physician Dr. Laith Farjo and his partner opened the practice
in 2002. They wanted to create an IT infrastructure from day one that would be effective for the
long term. More... (PDF)

Case Study - Improving Quality and Productivity with Practice Partner
THE PRACTICE - Decatur Internal Medicine Associates is a four provider, internal medicine group in
Decatur, Alabama. BACKGROUND - Because Decatur Internal Medicine serves the community’s high-risk cardiac and diabetic patients, Dr. Michael Hennigan wanted a tool that would allow him to better manage patient care while increasing the efficiency of the practice. He chose Practice Partner Patient Records®. The practice uses a number of Practice Partner features to help improve productivity and quality of care. More... (PDF)

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