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 Advocated On Removing 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 medical billing service fees, medical billing review

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

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,

Most Physicians Rely On Electronic Medical Record Systems For Patient Data

According to a recent survey conducted among the medical practitioners, a large number of physicians use electronic records to keep their patients’ information. Such a wide usage of electronic medical record systems has indicated that most physicians rely on various forms of information technology to run their practices. The survey showed that almost 75 percent

USA Has The Biggest And Fastest Growing EMR Market

A recent study report published by ReportsnReports.com foresees greater growth prospectus for the Electronic Medical Record market in the U.S.A, Europe and Asia. The study says that this growth prospectus is a good sign for web based EMR software developers as they can greatly capitalize on this. As per the current statistics, North America has

Health Policy Commission Announces Funding for Mass Hospitals in Massachusetts

The Health Policy Commission in Massachusetts announced a colossal funding for Mass hospitals in the state. The report says that a sum of $60 million has been given out to various mass hospitals in the state. The purpose of the state funding, as reported by the media, is to improve the participation of hospitals in