Physicians are busy people – every minute counts. So, when physicians participating in a pilot training program agree it is a good method for learning, it’s important to share. Allscripts partnered with Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center (Bronx, New York, U.S.A.) in its quest to continuously improve performance through more effective training. Bronx-Lebanon was looking for the best way to train physicians and clinical staff and was especially interested about using Allscripts Experiential LearningTM.  It provided Bronx-Lebanon with high-quality training content to ensure consistency, flexible 24/7 access to the training through the Allscripts Learning Center, and robust reporting to measure both completion and competency. Bronx-Lebanon’s new approach to training Previously, Bronx Lebanon relied upon various methods of training providers on the use of Allscripts SunriseTM electronic health record (EHR) system. To help physicians maximize their use of the technology, Bronx-Lebanon worked with […]

One third of the U.S. population has at least one chronic disease, such as cancer, asthma, diabetes or heart disease. Chances are good that we, or people we love, have experienced the challenges of coordinating care for these complex conditions. Clinicians recognize the importance of staying connected to their patients. But teams at small practices may not have enough volume – or stability of volume – to justify hiring additional clinical staff to coordinate care for complex patients. Taking full advantage of the new reimbursement opportunity In 2013, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) launched a program to begin reimbursing for non-face-to-face care coordination services. It’s called the Chronic Care Management program, and its goal is to improve care for patients with two or more chronic diseases. CMS has a list of about 22 things the practice needs to do […]