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Nextech Blog

Why More Patients Are Choosing Telehealth

2020 has been a big year for the expansion of telehealth, virtual visits and other connected care solutions. This, of course, began as a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and the related social...

Addressing Burnout & Mental Health Crises in Your Practice

In a blog article back in November of last year, we took a close look at the ongoing problem of physician and staff burnout in healthcare, as well as how EHR should be reducing the problem instead of...

New AMA CPT Codes Account for COVID-19 Supplies, Staff Time & Testing

The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released a broad update to CPT codes for 2021, including guidance for several new codes related to COVID-19. This update to the CPT code set was...

Top 5 Must-Have EHR Features For Glaucoma Specialists

Having a specialty-specific EHR is important. However, subspecialty features are sometimes left out of EHR designs. Glaucoma specialists have their own particular needs, and the best EHR should be...

Managing New MIPS Cost Category Changes For Specialty Practices

With the introduction of episode-based measures in the Cost category, many specialty providers are going to be seeing their Cost score affecting their overall MIPS score for 2019. With this new...

The Specialty-Specific Difference

Advancements in health IT have come to encompass a wide range of specialized EHR functionalities, including tools designed to address various specialty-specific documentation needs. However, many EHR...

How Boling Vision Center Thrived During a Pandemic Part 2

Welcome to the second half of our two-part blog series on Boling Vision Center (BVC), and how their practice not only survived but thrived during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Part 1, we focused on how...

How Boling Vision Center Thrived During a Pandemic Part 1

The COVID-19 outbreak caught many in the healthcare community off guard. In very short order, many practices found themselves scrambling to adjust to new protocols, processes and regulations. Some...

Streamlining Scribe Training

With EHR systems on the rise, the need for medical scribes has rocketed to an all time high. While some providers feel comfortable documenting their own medical encounters, the majority have...

Phishing Attacks are Targeting Healthcare… Again

We are now three-quarters of the way through 2020, and I think most of us can agree it’s been a doozy of a year so far. While the COVID-19 pandemic has received the lion’s share of attention over the...