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EHR Alert Fatigue

EHR Alert Fatigue

How to Avoid EHR Alert Fatigue Answer the following questions honestly. Do you get EHR alerts while charting and: Not pay attention? Ignore even those marked “Important?” Delete more alerts than you read? Think: “I would rather talk to the IRS than see another...
New Driver Examination Forms

New Driver Examination Forms

Original Deadline for new forms use was Dec 22, 2015 – Now extended to April 20, 2016 – see below for info on a new electronic DOT forms below! Click here for our course on How to Fill Out the New DOT Form & Certificate! Attention Certified Medical...
Facility Fees in Urgent Care

Facility Fees in Urgent Care

Thirty plus years ago urgent care centers emerged as an alternative to emergency room care and “regular” physician office visits (I was there).  The main “USPs” – Unique Selling Propositions that paved the way for the urgent boom...
Urgent Care EMR Update

Urgent Care EMR Update

Once upon a time, the urgent care center’s claim to fame was access: extended hours, open on weekends and holidays, available when your family doctor wasn’t… Now? There’s a second urgent care center right down the street. And a third one after that. Access is simply...
Do You Draw Labs in Your Urgent Care Center?

Do You Draw Labs in Your Urgent Care Center?

Some commercial payers don’t pay additional fees for venipuncture services performed in the office or they are included in global fee and capitated contracts. This has led to some centers referring patients out to the lab to have their blood drawn and labs...
Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now?

The instructions for conducting the hearing portion of the examination are as follows from the regulations: Note evidence of any ear disease, symptoms of aural vertigo, or Meniere’s Syndrome. When recording hearing, record distance from patient at which a forced...