EMR Archive

MTBC Presents Webinar on “7 Ways to Improve Patient Workflow with an EMR”

On Wednesday, July 7, 2010, MTBC hosted a free webinar entitled “7 Ways to Improve Patient Workflow with an EMR.”  The hour-long information session was presented by Muhammad Chebli, Vice President of Information Technology for MTBC.  Mr. Chebli provided a comprehensive breakdown of the key things physicians should know about using web based electronic medical

ONC Releases Final Rule for Temporary EHR Certified Program

On June 18th, the Office of the National Coordinator of Health and Information Technology (ONC) released a final rule pertaining to the temporary certification program for electronic health records (EHR).  The rule contains guidelines for organizations to follow in order to be authorized by the ONC to test, approve and certify EHR technology. In March,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases the Final Rule on “Meaningful Use” of Electronic Health Records

On July 13, 2010, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the long-awaited final rule on what constitutes “meaningful use” of an electronic health records (EHR) under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. With the release of the final rule, healthcare providers now have a clearer picture of

MTBC Presents Webinar on “10 Things to Consider When Choosing an EMR”

On Friday, May 21, 2010, MTBC hosted a free webinar entitled “10 Things to Consider When Choosing an EMR.”  The hour-long information session was presented by Muhammad Chebli, Vice President of Information Technology for MTBC. With so many products available on the market, choosing and implementing the right EMR is a daunting task for any

MTBC Presents Webinar on “Meaningful Use” of EMR Technology

On Thursday, April 29, 2010, MTBC hosted a free webinar on achieving “meaningful use” of certified web based EMR technology under the current government standards.  The hour-long session was presented by Muhammad Chebli, Vice President of Information Technology for MTBC.  Mr. Chebli provided a practical, comprehensive breakdown of the stimulus incentives currently available to healthcare

Obama’s Health Care Reforms Bill Enacted

After a long, hard-fought battle, the health care reforms initiated by President Obama are now slated for enactment. On Tuesday, March 23rd 2010, President Obama signed the $940 billion Healthcare Overhaul Bill, an event which will be considered one of the major events, if not the major event, in his presidency. The HealthCare Overhaul Bill

Finally the MTBC EMR 4.0 is Now Available

Another nice stuff, MTBC’s EMR 4.0 Helps Practices Get Stimulus Funds Ever since the introduction of the Stimulus Bill, EMR (Electronic Medical Records) adoption by clinicians is greatly increasing. EMRs are replacing paper recording methods used by physician practices, making a practice much more efficient. MTBC provides a free, CCHIT-certified EMR. Many clinicians have had

Meaningful Use — CCHIT Responds With a Vengeance

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT) has responded to the Office of the National Coordinator’s recently released Meaningful Use matrix [pdf]–and responded with a vengeance. The bottom line: “CCHIT recommends that meaningful use measures be either simplified for 2011, or postponed until 2013.” Its recommendation was formed by comparing the CCHIT 2008 criteria

Meaningful Use Has Arrived. What Now?

On June 16 the Workgroup on Meaningful Use presented its recommendations on the definition of Meaningful Use. They prepared a preamble describing their overall path to this definition and a matrix to organize their recommendations for each year. For those who have been under a rock for the past 6 months, “meaningful use” is the