PHYSICAL THERAPY DOCUMENTATION

Electronic Medical Records – What Is It?

The latest and most convenient way to process your physical therapy documentation is through the use of electronic medical records. Nitin Chhoda defines this system and how it affects the whole process within a physical therapy practice. Technology has allowed humans... read more

Electronic Health Record Differentiated With EMR

Nitin Chhoda describes the difference between electronic health record and electronic medical record. He gives examples on how these two terms are intertwined, and how they relate to the whole process of physical therapy practice. Electronic health record or EHR... read more

Medical Records and More

Medical records provide health information about a patient. Nitin Chhoda discusses the value of having a complete and accurate information of a patient’s health records so that practitioners can decide the best treatment for a patient’s health. Medical... read more

HIPAA Regulations Discussed

HIPAA was designed to protect patient privacy. Every private practice owner should be mindful of guarding patient health information. Nitin Chhoda explains the link between HIPAA and your electronic medical records system and what you should look for in an EMR vendor.... read more

Electronic Medical Records Adoption Checklist

Electronic medical records help simplify physical therapy documentation and billing, and serve to ease the life of the private practice owner. Before you make a transition, Nitin Chhoda provides a checklist and series of questions to identify the system to use, and... read more

EMR Adoption Priorities Checklist for Office Managers

The responsibilities of an office manager in a physical therapy practice are significant. In order to function effectively as a manager, EMR technology plays an important role. Nitin Chhoda outlines the goals and skills necessary to improve efficiency as an office... read more

HITECH Act Explained

HITECT Act was created aside from the pre-existing HIPAA laws to strictly implement the patients’ security of information. Nitin Chhoda explains the difference between the two, and how they are connected to each other. HITECH Act Protections for Patients HITECH... read more

HITECH Act : Economic Stimulus for EMR Adoption

Nitin Chhoda reveals a few ways that the HITECH Act can help a private practice switch to an electronic medical records system using a limited budget.  He also shares the requirements needed so that the practice can qualify with the HITECH Act incentives. While... read more

Medical Management: Defined

Medical management in today’s world is not as simple as it was decades ago. Many practitioners believe they need to extend their education in order to properly manage their clinic. Nitin Chhoda defines medical management practice in the 21st century. Clinicians... read more