Navigation Links
Phreesia Unveils New Tool to Help Clinicians Document the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
Date:9/14/2011

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning in 2011, those covered by Medicare Part B are now entitled to an annual exam focused on defining and implementing a personalized prevention plan. Phreesia, the patient check-in company, has released a new application that helps physicians document the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), maximizing productivity and ensuring accurate and efficient reimbursement. Phreesia's electronic Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Form—the first such electronic form presented to patients during check-in—saves clinicians an average of 15 minutes of paperwork per patient, and allows them to spend more time interacting directly with patients.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080220/NYW106LOGO)

"Like many physicians, I feel the squeeze of more demands on my time and my staff. With its new Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Form, Phreesia has given me a product that better manages the financial and information-acquisition aspects of my practice, while reducing hands-on staff time," explains Kerry Willis, MD, East Carteret Family Medicine, Chairman and CEO of The Beacon Company/Atlantic Integrated Health. "With Phreesia's form, we are able to run our practice much more efficiently and profitably, and it has given us more time to care for patients and practice medicine the way it should be practiced."

Currently used by thousands of clinicians in all 50 states, Phreesia replaces the patient clipboard with a self-service, touchscreen kiosk, the PhreesiaPad, which electronically collects and updates critical patient information, verifies insurance and collects payments during check-in. Phreesia's unique ability to directly engage patients at the point of care makes it an optimal platform for documenting the AWV. After patients complete their intake interview on the PhreesiaPad, the AWV Form, including a complete list of risk factors and recommended interventions, can be automatically printed or attached to an electronic health record. This electronic process measurably improves upon the traditional and time-consuming process by which clinicians would manually fill out the form and handwrite a list of risk factors and recommended interventions for each patient. Moreover, Phreesia's solution promotes detailed documentation of the AWV, ensuring accurate and timely reimbursement for clinicians.

Dr. Sharon Fleishman, Phreesia's Senior Manager, Clinical Products and Research, says, "Phreesia is committed to enhancing the quality of healthcare delivery, and with our new Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Form, we are maintaining a strong focus on preventive medicine. Our solution helps physicians document this visit in a comprehensive manner, providing a seamless experience for both patients and office staff."

About Phreesia

Phreesia, the patient check-in company, streamlines the patient check-in process, helping medical practices increase cash flow and save staff time. With its wireless, touchscreen PhreesiaPad, the solution allows medical practices to collect patient information effortlessly, electronically verify insurance and collect payments at the point of care. Phreesia delivers fully interactive content direct to patients, and is designed to interface with clinicians' existing and future technology. It is committed to enhancing the patient experience and enabling clinicians to stay at the forefront of patient care. For more information, visit www.phreesia.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Phreesia
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Wasatch Pediatrics Selects Phreesia and Greenway PrimeSUITE to Streamline its Workflow and Increase Cash Flow
2. Phreesias Enhanced Integration Capabilities Provide Better Patient Management for Medical Practices
3. Phreesia Helps Practices Manage Patients with Uncontrolled Asthma
4. Phreesia Helps Physician Practices Manage Diabetes Care from the Waiting Room
5. Phreesia to Accelerate Growth with $16 Million Investment Led by Ascension Health Ventures
6. Phreesia Announces Clinical Initiative to Better Manage Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease
7. Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. Unveils High-throughput Slide Scanner for Digital Pathology
8. Philips Unveils a Vision for the Future of Cardiac Care at ESC 2011
9. Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of Americas Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500
10. 5000
11. PharMEDium Unveils Drug Shortage and Usage Updates on New Website with Focus on Patient Safety
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition ... Chemical (Sugar, Petrochemical, Glycerin), Inorganic Chemical), Functionality (Filler, Binder, ... Forecast to 2021" report to their offering. ... excipients market is projected to reach USD 8.1 Billion ... forecast period 2016 to 2021. The ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research and ... News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for MedImmune to ... patient base that will serve to drive considerable growth for ... would serve to cap sales considerably, but development is still ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening to ... leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has ... the world,s first internet connected hearing aid that opens ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the first dual ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin ... of the American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical ... and highly effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a ... area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... June 19, ... the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, Serenity ... who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® ... American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to ... and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at ... Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):