Hoke County Health Department Automates Pharmacy Workflow with Patagonia Health’s Built-in Pharmacy Software As part of providing family planning services, local health community health centers dispense medications to patients. However, this comes with added responsibility to track the pharmaceuticals. For example, in the case of a recall: one needs to be able to track a dispensed medication through specific lot numbers, to a patient. Similarly, clinics need to ... Read more...

Patagonia Health Offers Free Webinar Series for EHR and ICD-10 Readiness Free Webinar Series for Public Health Attend any of our complementary webinar series for local health departments. It is free and easy to attend, takes 45 minutes or less. These webinars are repeated, so choose the dates that work best for you. Register for one or all webinars of interest.  Feel free to pass along information to others who ... Read more...

Rowan County Health Department Replaces Legacy EHR Software with Patagonia Health   (May 2015, Rowan County, NC)   After more than a year of research, Rowan County Health Department selected a new Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management (PM) and billing system to replace their existing legacy, Georgia-based EHR vendor.  In July 2015, they expect to go live with Patagonia Health EHR, a Cary, NC-based public health focused ... Read more...

EDNCPHA iPad Winner from Person County Health Department! Tracy Shaw, Accounting Technician from Person County Health Department, was the winner of the iPad Air drawing at the EDNCPHA conference in New Bern, NC. Person County Health Department has been a Patagonia Health customer since 2012 so we are pleased she won.  Pictures were excitedly shared with other team members from PCHD. Congratulations Tracy! Read more...

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...