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Fentanyl Crisis – How an EHR Can Help

fentanyl

One of the leading causes of drug overdoses today is fentanyl. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. Last year alone, 107,375 people died from a drug overdose in the United States. 67% of those deaths were from synthetic opioids. Unfortunately, this number has […]

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Community Violence: How an EHR can Help

EHR tools help communities experiencing violence

With community violence, specifically gun-related crimes, skyrocketing throughout the past decade, it is crucial for public and behavioral health organizations to have the assistance they need from tools and systems that can lift some of their burdens. Violence in the community you serve is a heavy issue that affects everyone. Your Electronic Health Record (EHR) […]

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How EHRs Reduce Medical Costs for Providers

How EHRs reduce medical costs for providers

Implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system may seem like another to-do on a long list, however, an EHR is critical to reduce medical costs for providers. It will also save you time and limit errors and miscommunication that can come from a paper record system or even an electronic system that isn’t the right […]

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How an EHR Can Support Men’s Health

Mens health month

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, which is a time set aside to bring awareness to health challenges unique to men and to recognize the importance of proper healthcare treatment for men. Statistically, men are less likely to seek treatment from providers, yet continue to suffer from health issues at rising rates, such as mental […]

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Patagonia Health Connects to Multiple State-Run Immunization Registries

Connecting to multiple state run IRs

Patagonia Health has connected to multiple state-run Immunization Registries (IRs) nationwide. We have connected to as many as 24 of these state registries across the United States, with over 130 current clients, and more connections pending in those states. We started connecting to these state-run Immunization Registries via our Immunization App after our customers began […]

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