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Imagine a World Without Computer Software

Published on March 18, 2013 By EHRblogger

Computer software has had a defining impact on the world. As a software engineer, I feel great personal and professional satisfaction in producing tools that make the world a better place. Imagine if every software program ceased to function. This would be the result: Banks and hospitals would grind to a halt Cars, trains, and [...]

4 Critical Differences among EHR Systems

Published on November 17, 2011 By EHRblogger

What are the real differences among EHR systems? It can be cumbersome to compare and contrast systems—every vendor promises a multitude of features, from document/image management, electronic prescribing, auto-routing, and integration between systems, to reporting features, summary sheets, audit trails, and note generation. And they all promise top-rated support and meaningful use. So, how can [...]

2011 Tax Break – Section 179: Fully Deduct Your EHR Purchase

Published on November 10, 2011 By EHRblogger

Doctors and Administrations: Don’t miss out on your 2011 tax break. Internal Revenue Code Section 179 allows you to deduct the full purchase price of equipment—like your EHR software and hardware purchases—from your practice’s gross income. Here’s an example: If your practice is in the combined federal/state tax bracket of 40%, a $350,000 equipment purchase [...]