EHR and practice management for mental / behavioral health

Are There Penalties For Not Participating in MU!?

In the previous post about vital Meaningful Use dates, we didn’t discuss potential penalties for non-compliance with the EHR incentive program. How do you avoid these potential penalties!?  The safest way to avoid the 2015 penalty is to successfully demonstrate meaningful use in 2013. If...

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New CPT codes, Part 1

There will be a lot more about this topic coming in the future, but for now, three new CPT codes for 2013 are: 90832 Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/or family member 90834 Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/or family member 90837 Psychotherapy, 60 minutes with patient...

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EHR customer service for mental / behavioral health agencies

EHR Customer Service & Support for Mental / Behavioral Health

EHR Success Hinges on Excellent Customer Service Electronic Health Records (EHR) training, support, and customer service are as important, if not more important, than the system itself. Essentially, it doesn’t matter how amazing of a tool you have; if you don’t know how to use it properly, it’s not...

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) started in 1981 as the Day of Unity to connect advocates working to end violence within families.  The day soon turned into a week and evolved into a month-long observation in 1987.  Activities conducted at the local, state and national levels include the common...

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PIMSY Facebook and Twitter

While this blog mostly covers general EMR and Meaningful Use, with a few jaunts into mental health news, PIMSY’s Twitter account and Facebook page cover a broader range of topics, including lots of articles about mental health issues that your clients may face.  To plug in, follow...

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Celebrities and Mental Health

It’s Saturday, which means that while hubby is in his basement man cave, catching the last of the college football games, I feel free to post a more personal blog entry. I know of at least 2 of us in the PIMSY office who are celebrity hounds and love taking a few moments’ break to get...

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Confused by All the Acronyms!?

While recently researching the Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements, I found myself googling various acronyms for clarity, despite being fairly familiar with EMR/EHR lexicon.  It made me wonder how many folks out there might appreciate having a handy dandy acronym guide as they navigate the often...

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How Do You Find the Right EMR for Your Practice? (2 of 2)

(…continued, part 2 of 2, click here for part 1)  (click here to access as a PDF) by Leigh-Ann Renz, 6.6.13 4. Get help: Use a free software directory such as Capterra to help you assemble a list of potential systems.  For example, Capterra lets you not only see brief overviews of what different systems...

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How Do You Find the Right EMR for Your Practice? (1 of 2)

by Leigh-Ann Renz, 6.6.13 Committing to an electronic medical records program is a big darn deal.  Our team makes it as easy and painless as possible, but it’s still an important decision and investment, no matter how you slice it.  We’ve tried to break the process down into manageable chunks and...

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