Transitioning to ICD-10 – Get Your Cheat Sheet!! Implementation date is October 1, 2015 – Start Preparing! Tips Do NOT buy anymore diagnosis coding books until 2016 if you already have an ICD-10 book Use this time to become more familiar with the code differences Make cheat sheets to help providers and staff Download your cheat sheet now!   Beware of Obstacles Resistance to change Challenge to updating skills Information Systems will need ... Read more...

May is Global Employee Health and Fitness month May is Global Employee Health and Fitness month.  Here at Patagonia Health we have organized our healthy activity in the form of a team bowling night!  Is your team going to get active too?  If you do, please send photos and we’ll share them in our next newsletter! Read more...

Patagonia Health Celebrates Rowan County! Please join us in welcoming Nina Oliver, Health Director, and her team at Rowan County Health Department as the newest members of the Patagonia Health community of users.   Read more...

Congrats to Harnett County for a Successful Attestation! The Harnett County Health Department is proud to announce they have met attestation criteria by implementing Patagonia Electronic Health Record Technology. The Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive program provides incentive payments to eligible health care professionals and organizations as they implement or demonstrate meaningful use of Electronic Health Record Technology. This advancement has ... Read more...

Patagonia Health Aids County Health Departments to Successful Attestations Franklin County Health Department was among a long list of several local health departments that successfully attested for the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Meaningful Use incentive program, with the help of their EHR provider, Patagonia Health of Cary, NC. For many health facilities, the attestation process is still quite foreign and can be ... Read more...

Nash County Health Department Switches to Patagonia Health EHR to Improve workflow and Meet Meaningful Use Requirements (Nash County) —   After a 2-year research project, Nash County Health Department selected a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) and billing system to replace their existing software.  In November 2014 they went live with Patagonia Health EHR, a Cary, NC-based public health focused EHR vendor.   Nash County had been using their existing EHR system for over ... Read more...

Patagonia Health to Participate in IHE Connectathon 2015   Patagonia Health is the first EHR vendor to participate in the Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) Connection for upcoming Title X Family Planning Annual Reporting FPAR 2.0.   CARY, N.C. (October 24, 2014) – Patagonia Health, a leading provider of cloud and apps-based healthcare software, has been selected by the Office of Population Affairs to participate as ... Read more...

Patagonia Health Shares New “User Focus Groups” Video Patagonia Health has uploaded a new video to our YouTube Channel! Watch our very own Debbie Widener explain all about our User Focus Groups.   To get the most out of an Electronic Health Record, we all know that users need continuous training and help well beyond initial EHR training and go live.     Here’s what attendees have to ... Read more...

Patagonia Health and UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health Presenting at NCHICA 2014 The NCHICA 20th Annual Conference & Exhibition is now underway at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC. Patagonia Health’s CTO, Abhi Muthiyan, is teaming up with John Graham of UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to present “Population Health Management” tomorrow morning at 11am.   Agenda listing details:   Tuesday, October 7, 2014 – 11:00-12:00 – Track 3   Population ... Read more...

New EHR Apps for Local Health Departments – Demos at NCPHA Patagonia Health to engage with NCPHA audience with encore presentations at the 2014 NCPHA conference.   The NCPHA conference is quickly approaching! This year’s conference will be held September 17-19, 2014 at the Hilton Wilmington Riverside. Speaking Engagements Patagonia Health is a proud sponsor of NCPHA and will be presenting EHR Best Practices and New Apps at the breakfast ... Read more...