Posts Categorized: EMR / EHR / PM

How to Decrease Doctor’s Dislike for Their Computers

A recent article by Dr. Jay Anders discusses his thoughts on how to reduce the hatred that doctors feel towards their computers.  Physicians are spending too much time with their EHR, and not enough time with patients, and this is frustrating.  We need to take steps in the right direction to decrease the frustration that doctors feel…


3 Reasons Why You Should Not Replace Your EHR

Many practices are not happy with their EHR. Providers are stuck with the dilemma of whether they should stick it out with the EHR that they already have and remain unhappy, or risk switching to a new one. Yet there may be an option where you avoid going through the painful implementation process a second…


Why Your EHR Code Scrubber Isn’t Good Enough

A lot has changed in healthcare IT in the past 10 years, but for most physicians the technology behind your code scrubber hasn’t. Chances are that your code scrubber was designed to solve revenue cycle problems from 10 years ago, but it hasn’t kept up with the times. If you are like most practices, you…


Don’t Let Screens Come Between You & Your Patients

The doctor-patient relationship used to be a sacred one. A patient entered the exam room, and the sole focus of the physician was on diagnosing and treating that person. They made eye-contact, asked questions, and worked to solve whatever medical problems the patient was facing. These days, that relationship has been sabotaged by a tool…


Hospitals Lose an Average of 22 Million Due to Missed Charges

According to a recent article on the Healthcare Finance website, hospitals are losing an average of $22 million in missed revenue capture. There are a couple of negative market trends that lead to these unprecedented numbers. Payers have increased their level of scrutiny over claims Patient cost obligations are at an all-time high Increased physician responsibility…


Top 3 Complaints Against EHRs and How to Solve Them

It’s no secret that most physicians are unhappy with their electronic health records. How is it that a piece of technology that was supposed to enhance patient care has become its biggest hindrance? The problem is all in the design, not the data. As a result of the Meaningful Use Act, practices were forced to…


Searching for the “Perfect” EHR

Thousands of physician practices felt compelled to purchase an EHR during the Meaningful Use program, under threat of government penalties for non-compliance. This forced migration contributed to unprecedented levels of physician frustration and burnout. As the government sunsets the Meaningful Use Era with the transition to MACRA, MIPS and Value Based Reimbursement many physicians are…


White Plume Clients Leverage Current EMRs and Fund Replacement EMRs

The majority of EMR decisions, both development and purchase decisions, are driven by Meaningful Use.    As Meaningful Use requirements increase over time, many practices will replace their current EMR vendor.  In fact, companies like Greenway and SRS have begun to capitalize on this trend by implementing “EMR Replacement Programs.”