EBOOK - Your Guide To Choosing the Best EHR for your practice!


We have put together an Ebook to provide you with checklists to use as you choose your EHR system.

This Ebook can be also be used to compare electronic medical records companies.

EMR features that are covered include:

  • E-Prescribe Checklist
  • Practice Management Evaluation
  • Interfacing
  • Messaging Options
  • Template Designs
  • Alerts
  • Accessibility outside office
  • Privacy
  • Patient Portals
  • Dragon
  • Hardware Requirements
  • Connectivity
  • Certification
  • Revenue Management
  • Training Cycle
  • Implementation
  • Pricing
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Financing Options

    Here is an example of a basic sketch of "Connectivity":

    Here is a list of connections that an EMR should enable you to have:

    • Connection (aka Interface) to your current Billing and Practice Management (PM) system
    • Connection (aka Interface) to your present Billing Service (if you presently outsource your billing to such a service)
    • Connection to old or new PM or Billing Service should you chose to switch your current one
    • Connection to Advanced Scheduling module
    • Connection to a Scanning module (facilitate a paperless back office)
    • Connection to your Fax line to save faxing costs and improve efficiency
    • Connection (aka Interface) to other healthcare entities you do business with:
      • -Pharmacies (ePrescribing, faxing, or paper)

      • -Hospital systems that your patients go to

      • -National Labs

      • -Quest

      • -Lab Corp

      • -Other

      • -In-house Lab Information Systems (LIS)

      • -Practices you refer patients to or who refer patients to you

      • -Emergency Rooms

      • -Other

    • Connection (aka Interface) to electronic Medical Instruments used in the office
    • Connection with your Patients:

      • Lab Results - Voice Based

      • Automated advising of results

      • Automated Tracking and recording of message received

      • Automated daily alerts (for doctors and staff) of:

        • Urgent Messages not received within 1 day
        • Urgent Tests not completed within 1 day
        • Non-working Phone numbers
        • Abnormal Messages Not Received within 7 days
        • Normal Messages Not Received within 14 days
        • Tests Not Completed (28 days or older)
        • Automated Appointment Reminder – Voice Based

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