When you operate a private therapy practice, there are many business processes that you have to consider that you would not have to worry about if you were working for someone else or if you automated those processes. One of the most important decisions you can make for your private practice is the decision to use behavioral health EHR in your practice. This software can greatly benefit you and your patients.
Keeps Patient Records Efficiently
“EHR” stands for Electronic Health Record; the software lives up to its name. With behavioral health EHR software, you will be able to keep track of a patient’s entire mental health history. The EHR will take the place of a paper chart and allow you to include your clients’ information as it changes over time.
Records Treatment Plans
EHR software is designed to allow you to have easy access to a client’s treatment plan. You can make detailed notes about what is working for the client and what is not. If medication is part of the treatment plan, the EHR can alert you to any potential interactions with other medications.
Provides Access to Behavioral Health Codes
As a behavioral health professional, you likely use both the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) and the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). Both of these codes are usually utilized in patient records — EHR software can allow you to easily look up the proper codes and cross-reference them with one another.
AZZLY provides comprehensive behavioral EHR software solutions and they can be contacted at https://www.azzly.com.