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They’re Going Around: Local Health Department Billing Headaches

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State and federal budgets are shrinking while the cost of providing clinical services is steadily increasing. The billing software at many Local Health Departments across the US is antiquated. Patient data is located in multiple software systems and on paper. It’s impossible to create reports or get access to accurate data. Errors and inconsistencies continue […]

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How EHRs Help Public Health Win the War Against TB

TB EHR treatment

Your public health department is most likely very aware of Tuberculosis, or TB. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a total of 1.6 million people died from TB in 2021 alone. They estimate one-fourth of the world’s population is thought to have the causative agent of TB (mycobacterium tuberculosis) and are at risk of […]

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How EHRs support Diabetes & Smoking Cessation Programs

Diabetes & Smoking cessation Programs

EHRs support patients in many ways including supporting programs that directly help patients, such as diabetes & smoking cessation programs. EHRs  can also keep medical records in a safe database, allowing for easy accessibility, and they can provide important information about treatment and recovery. All these functions can support patients living a healthier and happier […]

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Patagonia Health Launches Time and Effort Tracking App

time and effort tracking app

Patagonia Health, an Electronic Health Record (EHR) software company serving Public and Behavioral Health, has launched a secure and HIPAA compliant Time and Effort Tracking App. The app is an integrated time card solution merged with the Patagonia Health EHR system. It was designed to track and report on the activities of staff and clinicians […]

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Finding a Trustworthy EHR Vendor

finding a trustworthy ehr vendor

Finding a trustworthy EHR vendor is important. The investment in a new system is significant and carries risks and consequences of failure. When your healthcare agency is shopping for a new EHR system, do your due diligence and vet your vendor as well. Do not exhaust your budget for a system that comes with hidden […]

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