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 Why people love DocTalk®


“It seems to have increased our billers’ efficiency and, I think decreased frustrations.”
-Dr. Hunt M.D
Idaho Nephrology Associates
 


"An extremely effective tool, has really increased productivity”
-Clay Roby COO 
San Antonio Kidney Disease Center Physicians Group
 


DocTalk® has been great
, we received more billable hospital charges in our first month of use then we ever had before” 
-Scherry C. Leopold, C.P.C. 
Director of Patient Revenue Cycle 
Mid-Atlantic Nephrology Associates, PA
 


“Easy to learn and use”
--Dr. Pickrel M.D.
Affiliated Hospitalist Group

 

 

About Us



DocTalk®

DocTalk® has been utilized by AKDHC for the past 6 years. The hospital census program was first implemented into the practice in May of 2003 with 18 physicians and 4 full time billing personnel.  In October of 2003, the physicians designed the Physician to Physician Sign-Out program. The Dialysis patient visit tracking program followed in January of 2004. Today, AKDHC has tripled the number of physicians yet reduced its billing personnel. DocTalk® has helped AKDHC increase efficiency and reduce overall expenses. DocTalk® utilizes wireless technology to communicate patient information between physicians and administration efficiently using an iPhone, Windows Mobile device or a secure Web Portal.  This technology is utilized for capturing Hospital Census, Dialysis Unit Rounds and Office Visits charges. A provider can also complete patient sign-out and follow up information for physician to physician communication. All information is synchronized with a secure Web Portal providing the physicians with an up to date census upon synchronization. The portal can also be used by Doctors and staff to enter, monitor and scrub all information. New DocTalk add on’s include DocTalk® access and surgery center applications.

Corporate Bio

AKDHC is one of the nation's largest groups of physicians specializing in the care of patients with renal disease, including chronic kidney disease (CKD), dialysis, transplantation, clinical research and vascular access management.  Since 1976, it has enjoyed the trust of patients and tcorporate headquatershe respect of the community throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and the northern two-thirds of the state of Arizona . AKDHC is a professional medical association consisting of physicians and other vital support staff, including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses and Dietitians, Radiology Technicians, Medical Assistants and qualified and credentialed Administrative and Business team members.

 

 

Recent Milestones

-In 2009 the DocTalk® program was released for the iPhone. The same great features and benefits that our users expect are now available on your iPhone or iPod touch.

-DocTalk® recently implemented into AKDHC  'The DocTalk® Office'. Utilizing DocTalk® Hospital, Dialysis and Office rounds AKDHC can now track Physician activity same day. AKDHC will be able to analyze the activity and make adjustments to operate more efficiently and increase profits.  

-In 2006 DocTalk® implented its enterprise level application into practices across the nation with a sophisticated HL7 interface.  Practices utilizing practice management systems like Medical Manager, NextGen, MySis, Mars, Datapulse and any other HL7 Compatible System can now greatly benefit from DocTalk's HL7 interfacing capabilities.

-DocTalk® created a full Dialysis Visits Charge Calculating engine in 2006.  This engine will allow your staff to caculate the charges based on the dialysis visits, hospital stays and patient demographics.