For almost 25 years, Dr. Karen Thomas, DC has operated Greer Chiropractic Center in Greer, SC.
Dr. Thomas wanted to eliminate tedious paperwork and bring her practice into line with the coming rules for electronic health records (EHR).
ACOM's RAPID EHR software supports wireless tablets in the waiting room where patients tap in their symptoms when they arrive. Thomas adds her treatment notes on her own tablet, and a secure EHR is created. This eliminates 90% of the paperwork and much of the frustration of managing a health clinic.
Since installing the system, paperwork has vanished and billings have jumped 30%. Twice as many new patients are being added without any bottlenecks. Dr. Thomas received her 2012 incentive check, paid off her ACOM system, and decided to extend her hours from four to six days a week.
Dr. Karen Thomas, DC
Owner of Greer Chiropractic Center
Dr. Manidis explored RAPID Complete chiropractic software with an advanced network capability supporting all of his locations.
The system paid for itself in weeks through establishing a virtually paper-free operating environment and the elimination of transcription costs.
Palm Aire Medical and Rehab Center
Lack of documentation software was causing time and resource constraints on entire practice. Too many manual process, reimbursement delays were often 60 days or more, some bills were even slipping through the cracks.
After reviewing 7-8 eight products, chose ACOM Health's RAPID Software with integrated billing and record keeping, provide total practice performance and enabled them to easily qualify for the government's EHR stimulus.
Even in this tough economy, his practice has increased its revenue and recently had it best year yet. RAPID has made them money, improved productivity, saved time and improved overall image…and they were able to qualify early for the government EHR incentive and has already received their first maximum payment of $18,000.
Dr. David Arnold
Acquiring RAPID chiropractic software enabled Dr. Joe to automate input of clinical notes using graphical helpers and check lists and to build sophisticated electronic patient records. Concise interim and final reports are now produced with a few keystrokes.
RAPID’s clarity and ease-of-use brought instant staff buy-in. Addition of RAPID’s Patient self-registration Kiosk further reduced front office labor. Efficiency soared, reimbursements accelerated; professional relationships blossomed. Delays, denials and audit are all history.
Advanced Chiropractic Associates, Inc.
After unsuccessful efforts with some paperless solutions, Doctors Sikora and James were looking to streamline office operations and paper-based processes wherever possible.
The software streamlines clinical notes, documentation and reporting in a paperless environment; ACOM’s Go Live-Stay Live approach streamlined implementation with detailed preconfiguration of the software to the clinics needs and preferences.
The software was installed at the clinic one day and was fully operational at the start of business the next. Dr. Sikora unconditionally recommends ACOM, their software and their Go Live-Stay Live program to any doctor.
Dr. Nathan Sikora and Dr. Michael James
The doctor “…wanted to do things right from the start.” A meticulous clinical notes and documentation writer, he wanted an automated system that integrated with front office software for business functions.
RAPID automates Dr. Winters’ clinical notes and documentation, integrates them with business management modules for a seamless data flow between the treatment and the billing, collection and associated business activities. Tablet computers provide intra-office portability.
Dr. Winters credits RAPID with supporting practice growth of the practice. He neared optimum patient load after only one and one-half years in practice, now envisions multiple clinics under his established success pattern. RAPID also facilitates off-site back-up.
Dr. Jared Winters
Florida Chiropractic and Rehabilitation Clinic
RAPID clinical notes and documentation software runs on a tablet computer that doctors carry to patient encounter; creates notes on screen in situ vs. on paper, post visit.
Faster, more comprehensive notes; better-organized reports generated instantly; more fulfilling patient visits; faster response to attorney requests; significant reduction in non-clinical hours.
Dr. Eric Nelson
Nelson Chiropractic and Pilates Center
Professionals and therapists recorded exams, and treatments on daily note forms created for their specific responsibilities. Reports routinely required hours of reading, analyzing and dictating.
RAPID Documentation enables doctors to record clinical notes automatically, using on-screen diagrams and helpers, and to generate patient reports in minutes from a highly organized patient database with just a few keystrokes.
Dr. Arvanitis completes notes within seconds and easily finishes his paperwork by end-of-day. Documentation consistency and the ability to network the multiple offices simplify billing and collections.
Dr. Doug Arvanitis
Total Health and Wellness Centers (THWC)
For his professional and business operations, Dr. Pete purchased RAPID Complete, a modular end-to-end chiropractic office software solution with two key components. With RAPID Documentation, the clinical modules enable doctors to automate notes and reporting, complete with coding and compliance support. Correspondingly, RAPID Practice Management streamlines the fundamental front office applications.
“It saves time, it produces better reports and more complete documentation, and it gets rid of 95% of the manual activity in the office. Now I can put most of my focus on helping people get and stay well."
Dr. Peter J. Szakacs
Quantum Vitality Centres
Dr. Zarzana often found herself bogged down in paperwork -- handwriting and recording daily SOAP notes and later composing and issuing reports to the various attorneys, insurance companies, regulators and referring doctors that required them.
“These reports are legal documents, and they have to be right,” she says. Nevertheless, paperwork was adding the equivalent of a full day of additional work to her schedule each week, crimping her time with patients and seriously impairing her personal time and lifestyle.
Dr. Zarzana began looking for a way to save time and energy and in a serendipity moment, the solution arrived with a patient about six months after she opened Zarzana Chiropractic. An employee of nearby ACOM Solutions, Inc., the patient mentioned that the company offered an automated clinical notes and reporting solution called RAPID Documentation that was specifically designed for chiropractic offices. “I already had an interest in technology and as we talked about RAPID, I became very interested,” she says. “When I saw the solution demonstrated I was amazed. I decided to purchase it immediately.”
“Chiropractors’ first interest is health care, but chiropractic is also a business. So you have to look for affordable ways to make the business side better while not negatively impacting patient care. RAPID was not complicated to learn and it is extremely easy to use. Its impact on patient care is very positive, because it frees up time from paperwork that can be devoted to patients or to building out the practice.”
Dr. Michelle Zarzana