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Nextech Blog

So You're Charting 4x Faster—Now What?

What Ophthalmologists Would do with More Time (Hint: It's not paperwork) Written by Todd Wahlberg & Jesse J. Jung, MD You'll find that there are many options of how to spend your newfound time when...

Preparing for the Switch to MBI-only Medicare Cards

Starting in 2018, all 57.7 million Medicare beneficiaries will receive new, updated Medicare cards by mail. This means that practices should prepare to update all Medicare patients' policy numbers...

Chart 4x Faster with an Advanced Ophthalmology EMR Solution

EMR Slowing You Down?  Ophthalmology practices everywhere are looking for ways to increase patient visits and ensure patient satisfaction. Some physicians look first to their staff to find the source...

Reporting: Why It’s Essential for Your Practice

Your electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) systems capture a lot of information with every patient encounter. Having technology capable of creating reports and presenting them...

You Get What You Pay For: Hidden Costs of The Free EMR

There are a number of old maxims that one might want to ponder before considering a free EMR/EHR solution: For example, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Or, “If something sounds too good to...

Health Care Reform Uncertainty Leads to Renewed Focus on Productivity and Efficiency

Although the health care reform bill—the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—was withdrawn from consideration in March, President Trump and Congress have continued to make several indications that they...

These Three Health Care Trends Could Affect Your Practice in 2017

The American Health Care Act has been pulled from consideration, which may cheer up some practices that were concerned about possible changes and ramifications of the bill. However, there are still...

Changes in 2016 Pave the Way for 2017 Health Care Landscape

While we are already well into 2017, the health care industry is still being affected by trends and events from last year. These trends from 2016 could pose new challenges for practices, but could...

A Guide to Direct Messaging in Health Care

What is Direct Messaging? Direct Messaging is an integrated feature of Nextech, offered by our third-party partner Secure Exchange Solutions (SES). Secure Exchange Solutions is part of the Direct...

4 Ways MACRA Consolidates Competing Programs for Efficient Data Capture and Reporting

While the implementation of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) within the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) may seem daunting, the program does offer some data capture and...