A PT Marketing Expert, Nitin Chhoda, Says That The Newest Developments in EMR Systems Are Helping Physical and Occupational Therapists Develop Successful Offices
Physical therapy management not only involves the management of billing, scheduling and marketing, it involves protecting the physical therapy staff and office from what could be considered negligent behaviour in case of a lawsuit. Nitin Chhoda, a physical therapist and marketing expert, explains more.
Denville, NJ (PRWEB) November 01, 2012
With new developments and many more to come, it is essential that any office offering physical therapy services must have EMR physical therapy documentation software in place.
“Physical therapy software has the advantage of not only providing accurate physical therapy documentation, but the physical therapy software can also provide automatic reminders sent by emails to patients.” Nitin Chhoda, a physical therapist and marketing expert, stated.
With the advancement of cloud systems, EMR information can be safely secured off site, offering many advantages in the case of an on-site system crashes or other disasters such as flood or fire occur. The cloud system also allows easy access by the physical therapist or staff, along with secure patient access from any location at any hour of the day or night. Other advancement with internet technology is the ability for video conferencing and potential new client education.
“Other developments are happening with QR codes, those funny little mosaic looking squares that are popping up everywhere. QR codes can be used in hundreds of applications from directions to an office, allowing a patient to quickly scan for exercise, or dietary, along with other related details.” Chhoda said.
EMR for physical therapy services will be offering even more advancements, almost on a daily basis.
“The technology is ever advancing,” says Chhoda. “Keeping up with all the advancements can be a bit overwhelming and time consuming for the therapist and the staff. That is why I keep up with what is going on and how it can be used to advance EMR systems for physical therapy services.”
Chhoda's office can be reached by phone at 201-535-4475. For more information, visit the website at http://www.emrnews.com.
ABOUT NITIN CHHODA
Nitin Chhoda PT, DPT is a licensed physical therapist, a certified strength and conditioning specialist and an entrepreneur. He is the author of "Physical Therapy Marketing For The New Economy" and “Marketing for Physical Therapy Clinics” and is a prolific speaker, writer and creator of products and systems to streamline medical billing and coding, electronic medical records, health care practice management and marketing to increase referrals. He has been featured in numerous industry magazines, major radio and broadcast media, and is the founder of Referral Ignition training systems and the annual Private Practice Summit. Chhoda speaks extensively throughout the U.S., Canada and Asia. He is also the creator of the Therapy Newsletter and Clinical Contact, both web-based services to help private practices improve communication with patients, delivery better quality of care and boost patient retention.
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