For decades, practice Management Systems have been deployed by groups to manage their schedules, patient registration information, and claims. But with the advent of electronic health records, a change is underway to redefine practice management. Groups are realizing that having an efficient and well-managed business requires a management system that connects appointment schedules, patient registration, clinical documentation, medical coding and billing in one integrated workflow. The benefits of having one system are quite powerful for the following reasons:
It is clear that having standalone EHR and PMS systems increases costs for groups, while combining them together reduces labor costs and improves cash flow.