Hospitals And Patients Urged To Be Mindful About The Quality Of EHR Software They Are Buying

More and more software vendors are now providing quality EMR software solutions to hospitals and healthcare organisations. But, there are still many gaps in the technological solutions available, especially in the areas of data sharing and data security. On top of that, the use of cheap EHR applications that do not meet the CMS guidelines

Features Of Medical Coding And Billing Software

Medical billing and coding software offer solutions for all the billing related needs in a hospital. This software can be used to handle all medical insurance billing services that include all the billing needs of the physician. It can also be used to submit claims, bill patients, to follow up rejected claims and to track

Ethnicity Based Genetics Research Data Set To Play A Key Role In Health Management

As increasing numbers of nations are adopting Electronic medical recordkeeping systems, experts are pointing out that the EHR technology can be used for effective population health management. One of the key points mentioned in these reports was the use of genetics research data. By collecting data using a well crafted medical history form template, hospitals

Better EHR Integration And Scalability Required For Effective Population Management

The implementation of Electronic Medical Recordkeeping or EMR systems is a work in progress. Most of the hospitals and healthcare centres in the country are yet to make the transition. However, experts have already started advocating the expansion of Electronic Health Records system for better population health management. A recent report published by JASON, a

Efficient Use Of EHR Technology Can Reduce The Chances Of Medical Errors

Many studies in the past have concluded that at least some of the thousands of patient deaths happening every year in this country happen solely because of medical errors. In other words, some of these deaths could have been avoided in the first place, if full information about the patient medical history was available to

CMS Urged To Remove The EHR Implementation Penalties

Hospitals and healthcare organisations are finding it very difficult to meet the different Meaningful Use stage requirements as part of the EHR implementation deadline set by the federal government. They are now mounting pressure on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to introduce more flexibility into the EHR implementation requirements. CMS asked to consider

AMGA Appreciates CMS’s Proposals To Improve Healthcare Practices

In the wake of national level demand from healthcare experts to the improve the standard of medical care services, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) announced a proposal that aims supporting and improving Medicare Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The proposal will cover every participant in the healthcare system such as

Survey Shows That Benefits Of Health Information Exchanges Are Not Evaluated Properly

One of the recent surveys conducted by RAND Corporation has found that patient health data of patients may not be available readily with doctors as expected by all. The survey has found that the data in medical history form template is scattered among hospitals, emergency departments and doctors, and the communication failure between them is

Survey Finds That Majority Of Doctors Have Started Using Electronic Medical Records

A new survey has found that majority of the doctors have started to make use of electronic medical records to store their patient health data. According to the 2014 National Physician Survey, about 75 percent of the physicians no longer use the old paper records for storing patient data. Dr. Garey Mazowitta, who administered the

Several EHR Vendors Relying On Healthcare Providers

As per recent reliable reports, Affordable Care Act (ACA) has provided for the establishment of Accountable Care Organizations or ACOs in order to decrease healthcare costs. Also, the ACOs have represented a new class of customer for EHR solution providers and medical transcription companies to make efficient use of electronic health care systems. However, some