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Patagonia Health to Roll out New Patient ID Scanner [1] patient ID scanner [1]Patagonia Health is getting set to roll out a new Patient ID Scanner as part of its continual effort to simplify processes and improve customers’ workflow.  The scanner reads a patient’s driver’s license or medical insurance cards, including dual sided and laminated or embossed cards.   This built-in optional feature streamlines the check-in process and auto-populates the ... Read more... [1]

Patagonia Health Makes Top 10 Most Trusted EHR Vendors List [2] Insights Care Ashok [2]Patagonia Health made the list of InsightsCare’s 10 Most Trusted EMR-EHR Solution Providers of 2017. Considering that Patagonia Health’s number one goal is 100% customer reference ability, this means a lot!   Ashok Mathur, CEO and Co-founder of Patagonia Health spoke to InsightsCare about his inspiration and dedication. When he tells the story of Patagonia Health’s first ... Read more... [2]

Patagonia Health Wins GOLD! [3] Patagonia Health EHR Wins Gold Stevie Award [3]Patagonia Health EHR wins gold Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Success – Technology Company category in the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service as presented at their awards gala banquet held on February 23, 2018 in Las Vegas. The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for ... Read more... [3]

Patagonia Health adds New eCQMs to EHR [4] Meaningful Use Graphic [4]In preparation of Stage 3 Meaningful Use and 2015 certification, Patagonia Health has already upgraded its EHR system with additional electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs). Providers using Patagonia Health can now use these updated measure to report 2017 data.   The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updates its requirements for submission in CMS programs to ... Read more... [4]

Patagonia Health Ready for New Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers [5] Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers are Changing [5]Medicare Identification Numbers for beneficiaries will be changing! Beginning April, 2018 Medicare will not be using the beneficiary Social Security Numbers as part of the identification numbers for medical claims. The new MBI (Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers) will be an 11 digit alpha-numeric ID. Medicare will be mailing new cards to the beneficiary addresses they have ... Read more... [5]

Debbie Widener Presented at NCPHA 2017 Fall Educational Conference [6] Debbie Widener Presenting [6]Patagonia Health’s resident billing expert, Debbie Widener, presented at this year’s NCPHA Fall Educational Conference (FEC) in Asheville, NC.  Her vast knowledge of public health and billing best practices have proven beneficial to our customers and we are proud to have shared her knowledge and expertise with the attendees at NC Public Health Association’s annual ... Read more... [6]

Patagonia Health Recognized by Healthcare Tech Outlook Magazine as a Top 10 Most Promising EHR Solution for 2017 [7] Abhi Muthiyan CTO [7]Patagonia Health has always worked hard to develop a top notch EHR solution for the past several years and it has paid off.  Recognized by Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine as a Top 10 Most Promising EHR, confirms that Patagonia Health is doing all the right things.   “Just a few years ago, the people I would call ... Read more... [7]

Patagonia Health Partners with Phrase Express Making Clinical Documentation Even Easier for Providers [8] Clinical Documentation [8]Patagonia Health has partnered with Phrase Express, a third party vendor, who provides a unique way of fast-tracking the clinical documentation process.  Now doctors, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants can save all their favorite phrases directly in the EHR.  Typically, providers reuse the same phrases (to describe patient problems and diagnosis).  This software saves the ... Read more... [8]

Patagonia Health helps Customers Prepare for Security Risk Assessments [9] Security Risk Assessments [9]According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule all covered entities are required to conduct a security risk assessment of their agency.  This is to insure all protected Health Information remains, well, protected.   Health departments can now lean on their EHR vendor, Patagonia Health for help.  Through an agreement with EHR 2.0 ... Read more... [9]

Save Paper and Time with Patagonia Health’s built-in Electronic Patient Consent Forms [10] Electronic Patient Consent Forms [10]Patagonia Health offers an integrated Electronic Patient Consent Forms feature in the EHR which is available as an optional feature to all customers.  This added feature includes many standard consent forms such as Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notice of Privacy and the Family Planning General Consent for Services. In addition to large library of consent ... Read more... [10]