Electronic Health Records Archive

Implementing Electronic Health Records – Tips for Providers

A revolutionary decision was made a decade ago when they decided to implement an electronic health record. Back then, the time and cost to implement the EHR were tremendous but, the results from the EHR altered the practice of medicine to help doctors do what they are best at, save lives! The Health Information Technology

Will You be Among the 87% Penalized under MIPS?

According to CMS data, 87% of solo providers and almost 60% of 2 – 9 provider practices are at risk of being penalized under the new Medicare-based Incentive Payment System (“MIPS”).  Don’t feel badly if you’re asking, “what is MIPS?”  — you still have time to learn about MIPS and ensure you’re not penalized. Under

Eight Features Chiropractors Should Look For In An EHR System

Chiropractors possess plenty of data for interpreting, prior to selecting the correct Web Based Electronic Health Records software for a practice. Comprehending the fundamental features in an EHR is crucial for decreasing prices and increasing efficiency. Basically, acquiring a chiropractic EHR system is likely to be a highly critical practice resolution a chiropractor will choose.

Five Components of an EHR Policy

At the beginning of this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, announced a total of 100,000 physicians and hospitals had filed for the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record encouragement plan. The outcome was greater than $850 million for EHR encouragement plans, which were compensated towards September 30, 2011. Although the analysis shall

ONC Appreciates Hospitals And Professionals For Adopting EHR Solutions

A recent report issued by the ONC (Office of the National Coordinator) shows that there has been remarkable progress in EHR (Electronic Health Record) adoption across the country. However, the report says that there are several obstacles on the way of healthcare organizations in the process of making the adoption hundred percent. According to ONC,

EHR Systems to include Occupation Data for Improved Decision Making

Recently, several physicians demonstrated the advantages of adding occupation data to EHR systems and said that it could help in better decision making. Adding a patient’s occupation and workplace into the electronic health record systems can make the providers at community health centers offer better facilities. This is because gathering such information enables the providers

EHR Doesn’t Cause Rise Of Medicare Scams – Report

With WHO’s mandate for the adoption of electronic health records, experts in the healthcare industry feared that it would lead to fraudulent billing and coding tendencies. However, recent reports show that such fears are baseless. The report is based on the outcome of the researches by Harvard School of Public Health and Michigan School of

American Heart Association highlights the Significance of Hospital-Paramedics Coordination

A recent study conducted by the American Heart Association (AHA) reveals that the integration of Electronic health record specialist alone can’t yield positive results unless there is a coordination of works undertaken. To highlight its point, the AHA pointed out the remarkable decline in the number of heart attack death cases after hospitals in certain

IT Panels Recommend Solutions To Improve EHR Interoperability

Of late, two major IT panels have come forward to offer EHR interoperability solutions to improve the overall facilities and care provided to the patients. These health information technology advisory panels have recommended a new approach that can be used while employing EHR software in the systems. This will help in enabling seamless communication across

AHRQ Grant For UNMC For Research On EHR Integration

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quantity (AHRQ) has sanctioned a grant of $2.5 million to the UNMC (University of Nebraska Medical Centre) to improve its capabilities on integrating medical research with informatics. It is believed that the grant will help the UNMC to modernize its facilities and improve its skills for ensuring better medical