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CareTracker Training Conference Report – November 2016

By: David Reiter on   December 7, 2016

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Hello CareTracker Customers – We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your business! We have just returned from Nashville and would like to give you a brief summary of our learnings while attending the training conference. We were very fortunate to be named the CareTracker Channel Partner of the Year for […]

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Harris Acquires Caretracker

By: Brad Sclar on   January 6, 2015

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Dear PhasisGroup Customers: in what we view as a positive development, Optum has sold Caretracker to a Canadian software company, Harris Computers (see formal announcement below).  Harris’ focus will be software improvements in speed, reliability, scalability (a SaaS strength), and program enhancements. In terms of support and business relationships, there are no changes to you, […]

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The future for e-prescribing Schedule medications is coming to a Pharmacy near you.

By: Brad Sclar on   November 18, 2014

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Like it or not there is an epidemic of prescription abuse in this country.  EMR programs are working with the DEA and State agencies to provide solutions to the problem.  It might not be the ‘easy’ eRx solution you were hoping for.  Some states are taking the lead and making it mandatory in 2015.   Read […]

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Phasis garners 2014 Support Partner Award from Optum-CareTracker

By: Brad Sclar on   September 25, 2014

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  2014 CareTracker Support Partner Award – Phasis Group For the second year in a row, Phasis Group has received a Channel Partner Award from Caretracker at the user conference.  Last year, Phasis received the Client Satisfaction 2013 award; this year, we have been awarded the Caretracker Support Partner Award for 2014. We at Phasis are […]

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Fix for performance problems in the CareTracker EMR

By: Bruce Barker on   September 11, 2014

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Attention CareTracker (especially EHR) users  : As you may be aware, in the last couple of months the Microsoft security updates KB2962872 and KB2976627 have resulted in performance issues for many websites accessed with Internet Explorer, including within the EMR portion of CareTracker – especially affecting eRx, Orders and progress notes. Originally, uninstalling these two updates […]

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EMRs, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft

By: Brad Sclar on   July 25, 2014

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The World According to Microsoft… Microsoft identifies a vulnerability or a bug in Internet Explorer, flavor whatever (version 8 thru 11).  Like good kids, Microsoft takes steps to fix the problem, and then deploy it through their Automatic Update feature.  Like good kids, those of us who are eager to plug vulnerability holes and increase […]

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Step One in the Holy Grail of Great RCM: Contracts

By: Brad Sclar on   July 10, 2014

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“Do you know where your children are?” Mothers in the park know; teachers at the school know; even on a camping trip, you think you know where your children are: children are important; like it or not, you’re responsible for them; when they run into trouble, you have to fix it or you are in for […]

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Dragon (voice recognition or VR), NLP or natural language processing, and EMR

By: Brad Sclar on   July 7, 2014

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A few years ago, I thought the advent of EMR was the death knell of Dragon, the premier voice recognition software for the medical industry.  “Now all you have to do is Point and Click, and you’re done”, I thought.  “Doctors HATE correcting recognition errors, wrestling with microphones, getting the computer to behave with yet […]

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The Holy Grail of Successful Revenue Cycle Management (RCM)

By: Brad Sclar on   July 3, 2014

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It’s all very well and good to consider putting in an EMR (an electronic medical record), hook up to HIEs, exchange CCDs, graph lab data instantaneously, etc., but if the financial engine of the clinic is even slightly compromised by doing so then “we’ve got a problem, Houston.” The implementation of an EMR represents an […]

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The challenges of implementing an EMR

By: Brad Sclar on   June 28, 2014

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Why is implementing an EMR such a challenge?  It’s fraught with peril; the road to EMR adoption is littered with failures. Why? I think it’s a two-fold problem.  On the one hand, the EMR companies don’t fully appreciate the enormity of the role they have assumed: they literally participate, their program is literally a presence […]

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Caretracker and CORHIO

By: Brad Sclar on   June 24, 2014

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It’s done!  Caretracker is interfaced with CORHIO (Colorado Regional Health Information Organization), the Colorado HIE (Health Information Exchange).  Now, organizations like Aurora Internal Medicine can get patient lab values and provider note information generated at hospitals downloaded directly into Caretracker.  Use lab values in flowsheets so you can easily see chronological progressions!  Get rid of […]

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