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About Amanda Girard

Amanda is the Marketing Manager at Patagonia Health, a cloud and apps-based Electronic Health Records (EHR) software company serving Public and Behavioral Health. Amanda has a passion for serving those who serve in others in healthcare. She oversees the production of informative content on industry topics and health IT solutions.

Telehealth Group Therapy Functionality Now Expanded

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Telehealth group therapy sessions are now possible with Patagonia Health’s EHR-embedded Telehealth App. Previously, clinicians could access our Encounter Notes Widget while using our Telehealth App. Now clinicians can integrate our Group Notes Widget with our Telehealth App. We wanted to provide our customers with the benefits of an embedded EHR Telehealth solution so that […]

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Patagonia Health Offers Free 2-Factor Authentication for EHR

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Patagonia Health, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) software company serving Public Health agencies and Behavioral Health clinics, offers free 2-factor authentication for EHR customers. In today’s digital world, data security plays a vital role. There have been increasing cybersecurity threats to healthcare agencies. This extra authentication step secures protected health information (PHI) from ransomware attacks. […]

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Are EHR and EMR the Same Thing?

EHR vs EMR

Are EHR and EMR the same thing? Sometimes the terms Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) are used interchangeably. These are very different technologies. It’s important to know the difference.  What is an EMR? An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is the digital version of a paper chart used in medical practices, unique […]

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Public Health 3.0 Framework and EHRs to Support it

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Public Health has been evolving for centuries to the Public Health 3.0 framework. There are 5 pillars of this modern system that must work together for it to be successful. Technology plays a large part. Many Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems do not support Public Health 3.0 needs. However, EHRs are evolving and some EHR […]

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Employee Retention Strategies in Healthcare

Employee retention strategies in healthcare

Employee retention strategies in healthcare are critically important. Healthcare organizations across the nation have seen high employee turnover rates for years. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the exodus of healthcare workers from the field. Formalize and implement a plan with employee retention strategies in your healthcare agency. Below are some effective strategies that, when […]

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