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September 2021

Work Together as a Team: HIPAA Compliant Handoffs for Busy Practices

By |2021-09-26T21:31:12-07:00September 28th, 2021|Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Inpatient medicine is unique. Unlike the singular relationship between patient and provider in the office, hospitalized patients are often cared for by a team of doctors and APPs, sometimes changing on a daily basis. How are these providers to relay information to each other? With each day there is another chapter of a patient’s [...]

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Discharge Planning: Arrange Patient Followup at the Point of Care and Become the Practice Everyone Talks About

By |2021-09-11T21:24:23-07:00September 14th, 2021|Discharge Planning, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

In the practice of medicine no two worlds are farther apart than the inpatient and outpatient ones. There is a true disconnection between the goings-on in the hospital and the support staff back at the office. Unfortunately, this gap often leads to loss of patient follow up, suboptimal care, and in certain instances, hospital [...]

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August 2021

Provider Efficiency Means More Time with Patients: Instant Quality of Care Improvements

By |2021-08-23T13:10:12-07:00August 24th, 2021|Patients, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Medical providers have been faced with the harsh reality of reduced time with direct patient care. The transition has been gradual, with documentation and clerical requirements supplanting time spent on history and physical exam. The current paradigm dictates that if it isn’t documented, it didn’t happen. Also, without adequate documentation, getting paid for your [...]

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You Do Not Need an Army to Manage Your Inpatient Census

By |2021-07-26T10:08:28-07:00August 3rd, 2021|Charge Capture, Practice Improvement, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

Practices that split their time in the office and hospital have to figure out how to manage the inpatient census. It is a complex process, an ever-moving target. Too often the non-clinician office staff are called upon to help manage operations, and coordinating hospital rounds for the providers is no exception.  When In Doubt [...]

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February 2021

HybridChart Continues to Expand by Adding New Partners

By |2021-07-18T11:31:59-07:00February 17th, 2021|Healthcare News, HybridChart, Press Release, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

As the medical landscape continues to evolve, so does HybridChart. We are dedicated to improving connectivity, interoperability and modernizing healthcare. HybridChart is thrilled to add two new partners to our ever-expanding list of strategic partners, which gives you scalable connections for a better user experience. To see our official press release, click here. To [...]

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December 2020

HybridChart Announces Integration with PointClickCare

By |2020-12-08T08:28:36-07:00December 8th, 2020|Healthcare News, HybridChart, Press Release|

HybridChart is thrilled to announce it’s partnership with PointClickCare, the leader in post-acute care EHR software. Both HybridChart and PointClickCare have a shared mission in improving interoperability among medical systems, and now, this partnership offers the missing piece in the medical informatics supply chain, from point-of-care to claim submission. Providers benefit from the streamlined [...]

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February 2020

Five Unexpected Benefits of Using HybridChart

By |2020-03-03T12:03:08-07:00February 20th, 2020|HybridChart, Practice Improvement, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

I spent several years working as a Medical Assistant in a Cardiology clinic. It was interesting and rewarding work, but it had its challenges. One of the biggest was keeping the doctors on schedule as much as possible. One electrophysiologist who I worked with on occasion was so notoriously talkative that we developed a [...]

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November 2019

Modern Charge Capture Defined

By |2019-11-18T16:25:24-07:00November 7th, 2019|Charge Capture, Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors|

Do you remember the movie The Net? It was released in 1995, and while it’s a thriller with plenty of villains and daring escapes, the part I remember most is the opening scene. Sandra Bullock orders pizza. Online. If you’re under 25 you may be wondering what the big deal is, but in 1995 [...]

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October 2019

Communication Breakdown

By |2019-10-23T22:34:40-07:00October 24th, 2019|Rounding Software, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

When you’re rounding, how do you communicate patient status updates with your colleagues? We can all agree that regular texting would be the easiest option, but that’s not secure enough. CMS issued a memo clarifying what’s permissible in 2017, stating “All providers must utilize and maintain systems/platforms that are secure, encrypted, and that minimize the [...]

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August 2019

WHY Practice Automation Improves Patient Care and Safety

By |2019-08-05T09:18:35-07:00August 1st, 2019|Disruptive Behavior, Healthcare News, Solutions for Doctors, Solutions for Healthcare Administrators|

With all the changes in healthcare, imagine what these disruptions do to physicians and ultimately the care they provide to patients. Most medical students dream of healing the sick and providing preventative care and recommendations to improve patient outcomes.  When reality hits and providing care is lost in a massive sea of clerical work, an [...]

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