Aprima EHR for Endocrinology
The biggest problem is as Endocrinology providers become hospital employees, their allegiance shifts from the patient to the corporate (or Government) bottom line. Endocrinology providers are no longer professionals — Endocrinology specialists are employees that will do the bidding of their employer, the hospital/government. Endocrinology providers are losing their ability to choose the method and specific products to use in their procedures as these decisions are now made by the hospitals and the government-run insurance policies.
Why should you pick Aprima as your Endocrinology EHR? With the changes in healthcare it is becoming harder for Endocrinology providers to stay independent. The Medicare reimbursement cuts to key surgery procedures like Thyroid Ultrasound, industry challenges like ICD-10, MACRA, MIPS, PQRS, Population Health and rising costs have pushed many Endocrinology providers right out of private practice. In fact, only 32% work in private practice today in 2016 versus 60% in 2007. It is sad that Endocrinology providers helps people enjoy day-to-day life, but suffer themselves with the stress of healthcare changes. Healthcare is moving away from fee for service to performance-based incentives, and that is why Endocrinologists need an Electronic Health Records system like Aprima that collects data and aggregates that data to help Endocrinology. Adding to the strain, administrative tasks and outdated technology, such as EMRs that require bridges to practice management or scheduling software, are consuming more and more time. Due to its complexity, Endocrinology providers has some of the most demanding documentation and billing requirements, so it’s no wonder that 33% of Endocrinology physicians spend over 15 hours a week on administrative tasks.
Examples of some of our Endocrinology-EHR Disorders (Treatment Templates)
- Adrenal Mass
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Parathyroid Disease
- Parathyroid Disorder
- Thyroid Nodule
- Hyperthyroidism F/U
- Hypothyroidism F/U
- Parathyroid Surgery F/U
- Thyroid Nodule/Mass F/U
- Thyroidectomy F/U
- Hypothyroid Recheck
- Maintenance DM II
- Weight Check Visit
- Thyroid Ultrasound
Physical Exam: Aprima EHR for Endocrinology provides natural language diagnoses and reruns them to scientific terms (with built-in medical drawings): Predefined templates and panels are available for conducting physical exams on any part of the body. These templates also include medical drawings that enable Endocrinologists to comment, import images, and review clinical information instantly.
Document & Image Management: The integrated module of document & image management enables Endocrinologists to upload Ultrasounds, and images demonstrating Endocrinology diagnoses.
Device Compatibility: Aprima EHR for Endocrinology has the ability to interface with clinical devices to automate the exchange of clinical data into the EMR/EHR.
Recalls, Reminders, and Letters: Aprima EHR for Endocrinology has two-way communications with patients, and enables you to automatically generate reminders, confirmations, recall, follow-up, and progress update letters.
Risk Management: The built-in feature of adverse drug event reporting/alerts enables you to manage risks associated with allergies, food, and patient medication.
Electronic Prescription: Send electronic prescriptions and refill requests online, including Controlled Substances.
Patient Education: Utilize industry-standard clinical decision support and the integrated knowledge base to deliver preventive care, disease management, drug information, and patient education services.
E&M Coding Assistance: Maximize payments and eliminate missed charges. Avoid under-coding or over-coding.
Electronic Superbills: Aprima is an all-in-one database; the electronic superbill is just a click away, regardless of whether the physician signed off on the notes or not.
Lab Orders & Results: Aprima EHR for Endocrinology is compatible with HL7 interfaces to directly connect with labs to electronically send and receive orders or results.
Decision Support: Confirm your decision with the Aprima’s help on how other Endocrinologists treat such a condition.