Acupuncture Acupuncture, a practice used in traditional Chinese medicine and practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years, is a series of procedures that stimulate points on the body. While there are a variety of techniques, the most well-known and commonly studied involves penetrating the skin with thin, solid, metal needles manipulated by hand or by electrical… Continue reading Glossary of Integrative Terms
An Overview of Telemedicine Telemedicine, sometimes also referred to as telehealth, is (in layman’s terms) the use of technologies to enable remote and virtual clinical health care. The major elements of telemedicine are : Video conferencing e.g., consultation with a patient to provide care, or soliciting the input of a specialist in rendering a diagnosis through… Continue reading Telemedicine – The New Frontier for Integrative Practitioners
Taking your practice electronic has a host of proven clinical and organizational advantages – the impacts can be felt across practices’ diverse functions from supporting patient engagement and retention, to preventing medical and billing errors, to improving practitioner workflow, to reducing administrative and operational costs. While much of the research is with academic medical centers and physicians, the benefits… Continue reading 10 Ways An EHR Makes Your Patients Happier, Your Life Easier, And Saves You $$$
What is OptiMantra? OptiMantra is an online Practice Management (PM) and EMR-EHR platform. It provides the clinical and business management functionality to successfully operate an integrative practice, as well as an online portal for the patients to access their records and request appointments. What features are supported to manage my clinic? The EHR section of the… Continue reading OptiMantra: Frequently Asked Questions!?!
Today’s patients are informed, they have options and are not afraid to change providers, and they care most about communication with their providers… To grow your practice, you’ll need to adapt.
Of the many acronyms in healthcare, few are used as frequently and interchangeably as EMR (Electronic Medical Record) and EHR (Electronic Health Record; well, and there are PHR – Personal Health Records – and PM – Practice Management – too). In reality, however, each of these terms refers to a separate type of electronic application.… Continue reading A Definitive Answer – EMR vs. EHR (vs. PHR vs. Practice Management)