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EMDI- Topline Healthcare: PMD Workflow Within EMR

Pilot Category: e-Clinical Templates 
Pilot Stream: Powered Mobility Devices (PMD)
Pilot Contact: Mark Kimmel (, Susan Hemme (

Topline Healthcare is an EHR Development Group that uses Codeable Language™ (EHR overlay used to prompt physicians for the appropriate evaluation/documentation). They led a CMS EMDI Pilot that focused on Power Mobility Devices (PMD). Furthermore, they are focusing on an educational component by making physicians aware of the necessity for appropriate medical documentation. Please contact Mark Kimmel ( for more information. 
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Project Tags
  • Completed Pilots
  • e-Clinical Template
  • EMDI
  • esMD
  • PMD
  • post-acute
  • Provider-to-Provider
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Project Results
Topline Healthcare successfully completed a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pilot program using its Codeable Language™ technology. CMS recognizes the accomplishment of the processes and software implemented under this program. 
Topline Healthcare’s pilot was the first of this kind to demonstrate a reduced claim submission error rate (54% to 1%).