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Apple Health Records on iPhone

Apple Health Records on iPhone

Enhancing Health Outcomes and Patient Engagement with Health Records on iPhone

 

We’re happy to provide our customers the opportunity to integrate Criterions software with Health Records on iPhones, giving your patients the ability to have their health data in the palm of their hands. By leveraging the power of modern technology and secure data management standards, this feature offers numerous benefits for patients, healthcare providers, and the overall efficiency of medical practices. Check out some of those benefits below!

Benefits for Patients:

  1. Easy Access to Personal Health Information:

Health Records on iPhone allows patients to access their medical records conveniently and securely from their devices. This easy access empowers patients to take an active role in their healthcare, reviewing their medical history, lab results, medications, and more at any time.

  1. Improved Health Outcomes:

Having ready access to health information enables patients to better understand their conditions and treatment plans. This understanding can lead to more informed decisions, improved adherence to medications, and proactive management of chronic diseases, ultimately improving health outcomes.

  1. Enhanced Communication with Providers:

When patients are well-informed about their health, they can have more productive conversations with their healthcare providers. They can ask relevant questions, understand recommendations better, and follow through with medical advice more effectively.

 

Benefits for Healthcare Providers and Practices:

  1. Efficient Information Sharing:

Health Records on iPhone uses the FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) standard, which facilitates seamless and standardized sharing of health information between systems. This interoperability ensures that providers have up-to-date and comprehensive patient data, leading to more accurate diagnoses and personalized treatment plans.

  1. Improved Patient Engagement:

Engaged patients are more likely to follow through with treatment plans and preventive care. Health Records on iPhone encourages this engagement by providing patients with a clear and comprehensive view of their health, fostering a collaborative approach to healthcare.

  1. Enhanced Practice Efficiency:

With Health Records on iPhone, administrative tasks related to patient information management are streamlined. This reduces the burden on healthcare staff, minimizes errors associated with manual data entry, and allows more time to be spent on direct patient care.

 

Embracing this technology represents a step forward in modern healthcare, making health management more accessible and effective for everyone involved. By providing secure, easy access to medical records, this feature enhances patient engagement, improves health outcomes, and increases the efficiency of medical practices.

 

For more information on how to set up your practice in the Apple Health Records app, you can fill out the form below or email info@criterions.com and we'll explain how!

Tips for Automating Tasks in Criterions

Tips for Automating Tasks in Criterions

Unlock the full potential of your medical practice with Criterions' Electronic Health Record and Practice Management software. Our suite of products are packed with tools and unique features designed to automate medical practice tasks in Criterions EHR and Practice Management Software. This advanced software promotes enhanced health outcomes, amplifying both provider and patient satisfaction.

Let's dive into our tools and tips for automating administrative tasks in Criterions:

Text appointment confirmations and reminders ensure efficient communication between the patient and the practice administrators, reducing no-shows and improving appointment adherence, ultimately enhancing overall clinic productivity and patient satisfaction.

Criterions Patient Portal allows patients’ 24-hour access to their personal health information, make payments on their own, the ability to complete consent forms before their appointment, and update their personal information with ease. Our Patient Portal empowers patients with convenient self-service capabilities, putting control of their health journey at their fingertips. Visit our Patient Portal page for more information.

Our Order Sets tool efficiently merges multiple items, making order entry a breeze. This feature allows small pairings like tests and test preps, or wider comprehensive groupings, including follow-ups, recalls, and medication instructions.

Experience the power of Clinical Decision Support (CDS), a core feature of our health information technology. This potent tool aids in improving care quality by preventing errors and adverse events, thereby increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Its purpose revolves around enhancing health outcomes and fostering provider and patient satisfaction.

Our Health Maintenance feature's primary focus is on health promotion and disease prevention rather than symptom management and illness. It encompasses comprehensive counseling, screening, and other preventative services devised to minimize sudden sickness risk and ensure optimal physical, mental, and emotional health.

Plan Macro, our Predictive Analytic tool, supports Physicians during treatment. This feature learns and tracks the Physician's most frequently used treatment plans for a particular diagnosis, presenting all treatment items as a list when the same diagnosis is added to a different patient's plan.

The Record Visit Macro tool takes note of added visits, replicating them for other patients. Similarly, our Copy Visit Forward feature empowers you to swiftly document a new examination by duplicating a patient's prior exam, reducing the need for repetitive clicks, taps, and swipes by integrating historical data into new examinations.

In capitalizing on Criterions' EHR and Practice Management software, you're not just investing in efficiency. You're paving the way for future growth, maintaining your competitive edge, and redefining the practice of medicine.

 

 

 

For more information on how to Automate Medical Practice Tasks in Criterions, login to our customer online resource center here or you can fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon.

Features of Modern Cloud-Based Practice Management Software

Features of Modern Cloud-Based Practice Management Software

In today's digital healthcare landscape, the integration of electronic health records (EHR) with practice management software is essential for efficient clinic operations. Modern practices are turning to cloud-based solutions that offer advanced functionalities to streamline workflows and enhance patient care. Let's explore the essential features of modern cloud-based practice management software.

1. Cloud-Based Infrastructure

Cloud-based practice management software allows practitioners and staff to securely access patient information, scheduling tools, and billing systems from any location with internet connectivity. This not only enhances operational efficiency by eliminating geographical constraints but also ensures robust data security through encrypted connections and redundant backups. The scalability of cloud solutions accommodates the evolving needs of healthcare practices, making it an indispensable feature in today's digital healthcare world.

2. Seamless EHR Integration

Seamless integration with electronic health records (EHR) is paramount in modern practice management software. This integration enables healthcare providers to access patient records directly within the management system, streamlining documentation and improving accuracy. By synchronizing EHR data with practice management functionalities, clinics can efficiently manage appointments, billing, and patient care, ultimately enhancing workflow efficiency and quality of service.

3. Patient Scheduling and Appointment Management

Patient scheduling and appointment management are essential features of modern practice management software. These systems offer robust tools for online appointment booking, automated reminders, and calendar management, facilitating seamless coordination and reducing no-shows. By empowering patients to schedule appointments conveniently and allowing providers to optimize their schedules, these functionalities contribute to improved clinic efficiency and patient satisfaction.

4. Billing and Revenue Cycle Management

Billing and revenue cycle management are critical components of modern practice management software. These systems provide comprehensive solutions for claims processing, insurance verification, and revenue tracking, optimizing financial operations for healthcare practices. By automating billing tasks and ensuring accurate coding, practice management software helps streamline revenue cycles and improve overall financial performance.

5. Patient Portal and Engagement Tools

Patient portals and engagement tools are integral features of modern practice management software. These tools empower patients with secure access to their medical records, appointment scheduling, and online bill payment options. By enhancing patient engagement and convenience, practice management software fosters stronger patient-provider relationships and improves overall patient satisfaction and outcomes.

6. Reporting and Analytics

Reporting and analytics capabilities are essential in modern practice management software. These tools provide valuable insights into practice performance, financial trends, and patient outcomes, enabling data-driven decision-making. By leveraging robust reporting features, healthcare providers can optimize operations, identify areas for improvement, and ultimately enhance the quality of care delivered to patients.

7. Task and Workflow Automation

Task and workflow automation enable healthcare providers to streamline administrative tasks such as task assignment, prescription refills, and referral management. By automating routine workflows, practice management software helps optimize operational efficiency, reduce errors, and free up time for providers to focus on patient care.

8. HIPAA Compliance and Security

HIPAA compliant and secure systems incorporate robust security measures including data encryption, role-based access controls, and audit logs to ensure patient data privacy and regulatory compliance. By prioritizing HIPAA compliance, practice management software helps healthcare organizations safeguard sensitive information and maintain trust with patients. You can find the latest updates on HIPAA Compliance and Security by visiting the American Medical Association's website here. 

Criterions practice management software goes beyond basic functionalities to empower our customers with advanced tools for enhanced patient care and operational efficiency. By leveraging our cloud-based practice management software that's integrated seamlessly with our electronic health record software, clinics can optimize workflows and focus on delivering quality care to their patients.

 

Criterions includes various features of modern cloud-based practice management software that can jumpstart your practice today. Click here to learn more about our practice management system or fill out the form below and we'll be in touch soon!

2024 New Payment Engine

2024 New Payment Engine

Criterions is happy to announce our new 2024 payment engine! It's all dedicated to helping increase your revenue and grow your organization.

For more information or to have your questions answered, please fill out the form below and a member of our team will be in touch shortly.

ONC’s Security Risk Assessment Tool

ONC’s Security Risk Assessment Tool

ONC releases a new version of Security Risk Assessment Tool (Version 3.4).

 

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) developed the SRA Tool to help small- and medium-sized healthcare providers identify and assess risks and vulnerabilities to electronic protected health information (ePHI). The tool is a software application that organizations can download at no cost. This tool further enhances the user experience and helps covered entities navigate risk assessment requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule.

Version 3.4 contains several key updates based on user feedback, including a remediation report, which allows users to track responses to vulnerabilities inside the tool and log remediation efforts. In addition, the tool now contains a glossary and tool tips section, where users can learn more information and easily navigate the tool’s features.

“As hacking and ransomware attacks continue to increase within the health care sector, it’s now more important than ever for organizations to improve their cybersecurity,” HHS stated in a press release.

To download, please visit: https://www.healthit.gov/topic/privacy-security-and-hipaa/security-risk-assessment-tool

Inventory Tracking with Criterions

Inventory Tracking with Criterions

Did you know Criterions offers inventory management?

 

Are you an orthopedist or physical therapist who supplies durable medical equipment or braces?

Are you a dermatologist selling over the counter skin care products?

Criterions integrated inventory tracking system allows you to manage your in-house supplies to help keep track of items you may need to replenish.

Simply indicate the product or supply is an inventory code and enter the current number in stock. As you bill these items out, your inventory will automatically decrease the supply on hand.

Managing the supply itself is simple. You can run a inventory report to locate any products or supply that needs to be re-ordered. It’s as easy as that!

 

 

Want to learn how to set up inventory tracking? Contact our support team by emailing support@criterions.com or fill out the form below.

 

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