direct data entry


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direct data entry

Typing text into or drawing an image on the computer in contrast with copying or importing data from another source.
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Is your nursing home losing its touch with direct data entry (DDE)?
Direct data entry of alpha-numeric patient information is done through an integrated cell phone style keyboard.
For one thing, EMR is still by and large slower than pen and paper because direct data entry is still primarily done by keyboard.
The system offers: direct data entry or batch submission of claims regardless of other software in use; online, real-time claims tracking and status updates; extensive claims rejection analysis reporting; the ability to edit and resubmit claims online and in real time; the submission of claims to any of more than 1,900 payers; and technical support via toll-free telephone, e-mail or live Internet chat.
There is direct data entry onto onscreen IRS forms, and you can import and export ASCII files.
BISYS can take the data from the insurer through direct data entry or through the import of electronic data.
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