Difference Between a Document-Management Tool and a True EMR

You know that the way you’re managing your documents today is just not working. But what is the best solution to this problem? Today, you have many software platforms to choose from, and each platform has many embedded decisions within it. Do you own or rent the hardware? Do you buy or lease the software?


Getting the Most out of Your PatientNOW System With Ongoing Training

You have already made one of the biggest investments you will make in your practice by implementing an EMR system, but have you reaped its full value, and more importantly, has it given you the return-on-investment you expect? Even the greatest tool does not work on its own. To get the maximum benefit from the


Save Time and Increase Earnings By Simplifying In The New Year

Time — you have no more precious commodity. When you save time, you can reinvest it in your practice in many ways. You can care for more patients, ensure your staff provides outstanding care, streamline your workflow and protocols, keep better control over your financials and, of course, focus on bringing in new business. Before


You Can Decide Whether Client Feedback Will Help or Harm Your Cosmetic Practice

Well integrated client feedback can greatly influence the success of a cosmetic practice. Honest and unfiltered feedback gives you the clearest picture of where both you and your practice as a whole have succeeded and where you must improve. Yet as you work hard each day to satisfy your client’s needs, you may have few


To Ensure Year-Long Success, Upgrade Your EMR Before the New Year

Name a good time to install a new EMR system — or switch to a different one. You can’t. Each day poses unique challenges to you and your practice. Add to that the time, effort and adjustments that introducing a new workflow software will require, and you may begin to think you can’t possibly accomplish


Are You Still Tackling Last Year’s To-Do List?

Is one of your to-do’s to finally tackle that to-do list? Frequently the sheer volume of what we have to do prevents us from effectively dealing with how we got so behind in the first place. Medical practitioners seeking to optimize practice efficiency have some of the biggest challenges in this area. On any given


Why the Black Book EMR #2 Vendor is #1 for You

Aesthetic medical practices have a wealth of EMR options available to help them automate their practices, increase their efficiency, and facilitate more meaningful patient interactions. Unfortunately, with so many applications available, doctors can easily make the wrong choice or avoid the selection process altogether. Both of these paths can place doctors at a disadvantage with


Less Paper, More Time with Patients

A paperless plastic surgery office is guaranteed to free up time for both you and your staff, as your productivity goes up and errors decline. While it might be tempting to cut back on staff hours with your newfound efficiency, there are better ways for your practice to make use of it. Consider ways in


Is Yelp a Friend or Foe?

Whether people are on the hunt for a plumber or a plastic surgeon, Yelp is often a tool they use to find a professional in their area. This means that positive reviews about your practice on Yelp can build your patient base, while negative reviews may hurt your growth and revenue. Is Yelp a friend


Maintaining Your Patient Relationships in the Digital Age

The world of plastic surgery has evolved considerably in the last decade, as digital solutions have largely replaced paper filing systems and even the telephone. The digital age has changed the expectations for the doctor-patient relationship today in a variety of ways. Check out these tips from PatientNOW to help you maintain positive relationships with