Improvements to Kareo Practice Management

May 23rd, 2015 by Kareo

On Friday, May 22 Kareo Practice Management was upgraded to the latest version. This month, you’ll find several new features including attaching documents within the Secure Messaging System and the ability to receive email alerts when you receive a message. There were also several new features released last month, so be sure to visit the What’s New Videos and Help Center Articles so that you can view these enhancements and make the most of them. To learn more, read the full release notes.

Attach Documents to Secure Messaging
Last month a new Secure Messaging System was released allowing you to easily send messages to your biller and employees all within Kareo. Streamline and reduce the billing cycle time by communicating about important billing and collections questions using Secure Messaging. You can now attach documents to your messages in addition to referencing a patient, or an encounter in the message. Starting a new message or viewing your messages can be accessed in Task & Messages on the Menu Bar.  To learn more, read the full release notes.

Email Message Alerts
You can now opt in to receive email message alerts once you receive a message in the Secure Messaging System. If you’re not logged into your account, or are simply away, you can receive an email alert that you have a secure message to view. An alert will be sent each time a message is sent to you, so you never miss an important message.  To learn more, read the full release notes.

Kareo Support
Kareo support can be reached at 888-775-2736 Monday – Friday, 5AM-5PM Pacific Standard time, excluding national holidays.  If you have any questions regarding the new features outside these hours, we encourage you to check out our What’s New Videos and Help Center Articles or send an email to Support@kareo.com.

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#KareoChat Recap: Telemedicine the Time Is Now!

May 22nd, 2015 by Kareo

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Kareo Adds New Features to Secure Messaging in EHR

May 21st, 2015 by Kareo

On May 20 Kareo EHR was upgraded to the latest version, which includes the ability to opt into email message alerts, attach documents to secure messages, and get more visibility around your patient’s outstanding balances. The Kareo EHR mobile application has also been updated to include a new pharmacy search and have included improvements in document viewing and the ability to add/order immunizations from the iPhone application.

Secure Message Alerts
You can now opt in to receive email message alerts once you receive a message in the Secure Messaging System. If you’re not logged into your EHR, or are simply away, you can receive email alerts that you’ve received a secure message. You’ll never miss another important message. To find out more, read the full release notes.

Attach Documents to Secure Messages
You can now attach documents to a message using the Secure Messaging System. You can attach documents when sending or replying to a message. File types that can be supported are jpg, tiff, png, gif, pdf, doc, xml, rtf, bmp, xls, txt, zip, csv or html, and files must be less than 10 MB. To find out more, read the full release notes.

Patient Balance Visibility
You will now see if there are outstanding patient balances in the Demographics section of the Patient Face Sheet. Outstanding patient balances will also be visible from the Dashboard when scheduling appointments. To find out more, read the full release notes.

Kareo Mobile EHR Updates

  • The document viewer on iPad and iPhone has been improved. PDF and paginated documents will now appear in a vertically scrolling paginated view with an indicator that shows “page # of #.” 
  • You can now add/order/administer immunizations from iPhone. This was previously an iPad-only feature.
  • Quick Pharmacy Look-up with Current Location (GPS) pharmacy search is now available as a tool outside of the eRx workflow with one tap to get directions or call the pharmacy of choice.

Find out more about these updates in the full release notes.

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Kareo Announces Apple Watch App to Improve Medical Practice Efficiency

May 20th, 2015 by Kareo

Kareo has announced the launch of its Apple Watch App. Kareo’s most recent innovation extends the functionality of the company’s EHR to Apple Watch, streamlining care delivery and enhancing the patient experience by improving communications, reducing patient wait times, and increasing practice efficiency.

Kareo is launching this new Apple Watch App in response to the growing demands on physicians to increase their focus on all aspects of patient engagement. “Physicians are on their feet attending to the needs of patients for the majority of the day, leaving little time to check their schedules and prepare for the next appointment,” said Dr. Tom Giannulli, CMIO of Kareo. “Recognizing this demanding care delivery environment, Kareo’s Apple Watch App will help doctors better manage their schedule while enabling enhanced communication throughout the day, improving their ability to deliver a great patient experience.”

Kareo’s Apple Watch App provides the most relevant, practice-oriented information necessary to improve care and increase practice efficiency. Tweet this Kareo story

Key functionalities of the App include:

  • Secure messaging
  • A schedule with appointment status
  • Appointment reminders
  • Appointment information
  • “I’m Running Late” pre-set messages
  • Apple “Glances” with key practice metrics

All features of Kareo’s Apple Watch App are HIPAA compliant and secure, ensuring all data are private, yet easily accessible.

Kareo’s Apple Watch App will be available for download on the Apple Watch App Store at the end of May. For further information regarding Kareo’s Apple Watch App, please read the full press release or visit Kareo’s mobile EHR page.

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Enter Now! Kareo’s 2015 Best Medical Practice Website Contest

May 19th, 2015 by Kareo

Do you have a website that wows, or do you know another practice that does? Then Kareo wants to see it! Nominate your own practice or another practice you think has done an amazing job of creating an awesome medical practice website. The winner will receive the honor of being named Kareo’s Best Practice Website of 2015 along with a a badge for their site, a cool gift box of goodies, and a $250 Amex gift card.

Looking for tips on how to make your own website awesome? Download 5 Simple Steps to Creating a Website Your Patients Will Love.

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