Key Features

 

Data Entry

  1. E.P.I.C. Electronic data capture on tablet for patient intake data. Sign consents, take photo and transfer data instantly to SonoSoft by wireless upload. – New Release
  2. Point and Click technology requires little to no typing.
  3. User definable drop downs with default capability.
  4. Fast and easy filters for patient and physician look-up.
  5. Dictation friendly fields.
  6. Information saves automatically on form changes as you type therefore never lose data.
  7. Worksheets available for physicians who prefer to take notes for staff to enter data.
  8. User definable decision rules.
  9. Abundant auto calculations in reporting modules.
  10. Data entry uses information captured to automatically create diagrams in editable mode

Encounter Reporting

  1. Smart capture for missing data removes entire sentence if data was not collected leaving no ‘holes’ in dictation.
  2. Built in scripting tools allows for client to adjust code to personal preferences.
  3. All templates delivered with system for fast start up.
  4. Templates designed in MS Word for fast and easy modification or redesign.
  5. Auto saves documents into patient chart.
  6. Built into MS Word is our SonoSoft proprietary single click tool to allow faxing to referring physicians.
  7. Electronic signature for secure physician documentation.
  8. User definable folders for notes with ability to automatically push any report to any predetermined folder.

Patient Management

  1. NEW Automated Appointment Reminders sent to patients via SMS text messaging
  2. Report for Pending Orders prevents a recommended treatment, study or procedure from ‘falling through the cracks’.
  3. Deploy patient alerts quickly.
  4. Never lose access to your patient records.
  5. Never lose access to your schedule.
  6. Thumbnail photo for added security.
  7. Quick entry patient notes for any extraneous data.
  8. Patient visit summary.
  9. Chart list for today’s studies for review.
  10. Track patient location in office.
  11. Store patient photos for before and after comparison.
  12. Store ultrasound images for review in patient chart.
  13. Inactive patient lists.
  14. Birthday lists by month.
  15. Create list patients for any medication.
  16. Built in medication look up for over 400,000 medications.

Meaningful Use

  1. EHR 100% Drummond certified for meaningful use.
  2. Built in meaningful use dashboard for easy access to required reporting.
  3. User definable decision rule support
  4. ePrescribing through SureScripts (DoseSpot)
  5. Patient Portal for transfer of records and educational material to patients

Accreditation

  1. Flag studies for accreditation.
  2. Track re-reads, re-scans and correlations.
  3. Quickly calculate total studies performed in any given period by CPT code.
  4. List patients by diagnosis.

Claims Management

  1. Insurance library for easy look up.
  2. Insurance claims: Produce a paper claim, send to a billing service or directly to the clearinghouse.
  3. SonoSoft checks to make sure all necessary information has been entered prior to filing insurance.
  4. Track pending approvals.
  5. Batch entry for insurance check emulates an EOB for easy entry and automatically prompts for secondary or tertiary claims submission, write-off or patient responsibility.
  6. Full preauthorization and claims tracking through clearinghouse with access built into SonoSoft.
  7. Create report for all patients not ready for billing.

Practice Management

  1. Built in credit card processing available.
  2. Built in time clock for payroll services.
  3. Internal messaging system for staff and physicians.
  4. Generate reports for studies read for other physicians for billing.
  5. Segregate studies performed by your staff for payroll.
  6. Inventory control system counts products sold and reminds when time to re-order with total estimated costs.
  7. Reports for inventory summary and inventory used over time.
  8. Built in sales tax calculator for taxable sales.
  9. Report shows where your patients came from and the amount of revenue from each source.
  10. End of Day reports check for services not posted, daily cash and checks with a deposit slip, credit cards tally and total services.
  11. Aged accounts receivable reports by patient responsibility or insurance company.
  12. Batch statement to patient available.
  13. Built in event logger tracks and logs actions performed in the system.
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2015 April Newsletter

 April 2015 Newsletter In this Newsletter    Industry and Company News. We hope that the information we provide in our newsletters and on our website will illustrate better ways to manage and grow your practice, provide quality of life changing ideas, helpful information about optimizing your business, and then provide news on the future for the ever changing practice of medicine.       Business Updates This section will feature some ways for you to consider in how to run your practice more efficiently.       Updates and Features Section Will let you know what changes you have recently received as well as what you should see within the next few weeks. We listen to our clients and add new features and fix issues to benefit all as quickly as possible.   Our News around the Industry section will keep you informed on the latest information relevant to our business.   About the Company Empower Technologies, Inc. is based in Sarasota, Florida and produces SonoSoft® Electronic Health Records (EHR) Software Suite, a practice management and electronic health records services, for small to medium-sized medical practices as well as hospitals and enterprise customers. Our Goal More productivity, decreased errors and less stress. Our Motto Simplifying the Process.   Contact Information Sales: 800.833.7707 Technical: 941.306.5800 If you any questions or comments please direct them to us at: SonoSoft@gmail.com   Dr. John Stagl direct line 941.306.2040 Or visit our website at: www.NoMoreDictation.com       Here are 5 ways to help organize and do some spring cleaning to your office.   While some of you are still shoveling snow and scraping... read more

November Newsletter

Stage 2 Meaningful Use, its regulations and timelines. Sonosoft is here to help you qualify for your Meaningful Use Stage 2 certification as smoothly and easily as possible.  Sonosoft is a fully certified system, and we will continue to stay on the leading edge of all government compliance rules and regulations, as well as maintain our unwavering commitment to excellence in all aspects of our support and service.   Please contact us with any questions you may have, and review the official website to see all available downloads at:www.cms.gov. Stage 2 Core and Menu Objectives Stage 2 uses a core and menu structure for objectives that providers must achieve in order to demonstrate meaningful use. Core objectives are objectives that all providers must meet. There are also a predetermined number of menu objectives that providers must select from a list and meet in order to demonstrate meaningful use. To demonstrate meaningful use under Stage 2 criteria— Eligible professionals must meet: 17 core objectives 3 menu objectives that they select from a total list of 6 Total of 20 objectives Eligible hospitals and CAHs must meet: 16 core objectives 3 menu objectives that they select from a total list of 6 Total of 19 objectives The Stage 2 Overview Tipsheet provides a complete list of the Stage 2 core and menu objectives for eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and CAHs. Clinical Quality Measures Eligible professionals, eligible hospitals, and CAHs are required to report clinical quality measures (CQMs) during each year of participation in order to receive an incentive. Visit the Clinical Quality Measures Basics page to learn more about the options for CQM submission... read more

MEANINGFUL USE STAGE II

MEANINGFUL USE STAGE II As you may be well aware, the requirements established on the medical profession by the government over the past few years, and into the future are progressively more challenging to adhere to, and it can be very confusing especially Meaningful Use Stage II. We would like to make upgrading very easy for you. SonoSoft continues to stay on the leading edge of the development requirements for all government certified systems, and continue to offer our industry leading support and maintenance policies. By upgrading with us now, you will automatically meet the ability to attest and may be eligible to receive additional funding from the government through the Sonosoft 2014 CEHRT version (Stage ll). To qualify for any remaining rebates, you must upgrade to meet the Meaningful Use Phase II requirements before January 1, 2015. Our consultants indicate that if you should decide not to participate in the reimbursement program, not only will you fail to receive the incentives but will also incur reductions in reimbursement in all of your Medicare claims in future years. Again, the rebate program was established to help you defray your investment costs for cooperating in the required programs. We receive no incentives yet continue to make available the required changes mandated by the U.S. government. We will be happy to assist you with any of your questions about rebate procedures. Please note that you will be receiving a certified letter in the mail going through our upgrade program so that you can be fully functional by January 1, 2015   ADDED BONUS FOR YOUR PATIENTS SonoSoft has teamed up with United... read more

Industry and Company News

I want to take this opportunity to THANK each and every one of you for choosing SonoSoft. We appreciate your business and look forward to making your life easier every day. I also want to thank everyone for the referrals you have been sending. We’ve have had quite a few the past couple of months and I want to thank everyone for the kind gestures. Industry and Company News I also want to mention that we are ALWAYS looking for ways to improve our system and the best method is through your suggestions and feedback. With this being said, if you have any ideas or feedback please let me know by clicking below. Thank you, John Click Here For Your Ideas THE THREE NEXT BEST GOLF TIPS By David Collins PGA Golf Professional Last month I discussed how the chip shot was the best drill to improve your long game. The three next best tips are designed to put lower scores on your card. The First Tip is from Dave Pelz the world renowned Short Game Coach. Through his extensive research he found that most up and down opportunities are in the 30 yard range. With that being said, go to a practice green and pace off 30 yards in every direction which will give you four different shots. Hit all those different shots and watch your scores go down. The Second Tip is also from Dave and it is simple. Become an incredibly great lag putter. Through his research, he has found that two of the best laggers are Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. Do I need to say anything else…. Well maybe because... read more