What’s New in the Atlas.md EMR? Part Two.

Messages Inbox Now Includes Automatic Routing
When there’s no doubt when a message goes with a certain patient, Atlas.md will automatically put the message where it goes – in the correct patient’s chart. So if there are no duplicate email or phone numbers found, the app will be its proactive self by helping you out with the details. But don’t worry, these automatically routed messages can be easily reviewed, deleted or even re-assigned to different patients through your regular Messages Inbox. You’ll see a little note alerting you any time a message has been automatically routed.

Sending Emails Directly from Atlas.md
You’ve always been able to hook up your inbox to your external email client and send emails through Atlas.md, but now you have the option to skip the external part if you’d like. As long as you have Amazon email service enabled and verified, you can send emails to patients straight from the sidebar of Atlas.md. The message will still end up in the patient’s record, detouring around the inbox. Read more

Atlas.md EMR Update — Better Search, Better Patient Charts And More

Atlas.md EMR Update — Better Search, Better Patient Charts And More

If you’re using Atlas.md EMR, expect a significant boost in functionality. If you aren’t using the Practice Management/EMR software yet, sign up for a free trial here.

What’s new in Atlas.md EMR?

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Posted by: AtlasMD

August 26, 2013

Comments Off on Direct Care + Worker’s Compensation = An Interesting Idea

Direct Care + Worker’s Compensation = An Interesting Idea

Direct Care + Worker’s Compensation = An Interesting Idea

A subscriber emailed us over the weekend asking if direct care and worker’s compensation have ever been merged. It’s an interesting concept that until now we haven’t considered. J (name changed to protect identity) writes:

I’d love to hear of Direct Care doctors who handle Work Comp & basic Occ Med for employers. My company pays cash for Occ Med procedures (UAs, DOT medical exams) and First Aid procedures. Are there any doctors who handle injuries for self-insured employers who pay cash for injuries up to a certain point (ie $10k, $25k)? 
Thank you,

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The Future of Doctor-Patient Emails Looks Bleak, for Everyone Else

Doug FarragoDoug Farrago’s new post on Kevin MD makes a grim prognosis for docs operating within the insurance system. Looks like they will need to answer emails more promptly or risk diminishing profits.

Farrago’s future of patient emails includes not getting paid for answering them, getting dinged if you lag when responding, possibly getting sued, making bad prognoses based on cryptic messages (which you’re expected to answer or lose patients to doctors who will), and losing money since emailing patients are skipping out on the visit.

However, Farrago mentions that Dr. Josh has solved this quandary by introducing a subscription model and limiting his patient number. As we know, Atlas MD docs take calls and emails 24/7 and as Dr. Doug told CNN Money, “My professional life is better than expected, my family life and personal time is better than expected,” he said. “This is everything I wanted out of family medicine.” In fact, Atlas MD enjoys their work so much, they’re fighting to bring direct care to the masses. It feels good to be recognized as a solution in an industry riddled with incalculable problems.

Doug Farrago is a family physician who blogs at Authentic Medicine.
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Improve Patient-Doctor Relationships With Shorter Emails

Improve Patient-Doctor Relationships With Shorter Emails

Life Hacker offers help for abbreviating those long emails that no one’s reading. You might be a master of the inbox, but if you’re finding yourself writing novels, take a look at the pointers below.

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