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Data Exchange: Reaching Beyond the Walls of Your Practice

Published on March 8, 2012 By EHRblogger

As we move towards greater demands for EHR interoperability, health information exchange (HIE) is an increasingly important means of sharing healthcare-related data among practices, hospitals, health information organizations, and government agencies. As a medical practice, it’s important to successfully market yourself in order to attract new patients and physician referrals. A robust, organized, and distinctive [...]

Do You Recognize the 5 Early Warning Signs of EHR Failure?

Published on December 23, 2011 By EHRblogger

You’ve finally taken the step and purchased an EHR system. So, are you experiencing increased productivity, streamlined workflow, seamless integrations, and making it home in time for dinner? Or rather, are you finding that your physicians and staff are spending more time entering data than interacting with patients, your support tickets go unanswered, and you’re [...]

EHR: Doctors—What’s in It for You?

Published on July 21, 2011 By EHRblogger

“My job is taking care of patients.” We agree. With the full-time job of taking care of your patients and staff, who has time to worry about an EHR system? You’re already bogged down with too much bureaucracy, worried about whether your patients will follow your instructions, and concerned if you’ll see your next patient [...]

Finding the Best EHR for Your Medical Practice: 10 Key Questions to Ask EHR Vendors

Published on June 30, 2011 By EHRblogger

Selecting an EHR system for your practice can be difficult and time-consuming—every vendor claims to have the best EHR system on the market, and every EHR has a multitude of features and specific functions that may or may not complement your practice workflow. So, how do you choose the best EHR for your medical practice? [...]

Don’t Sit on the EHR Fence Too Long

Published on June 16, 2011 By EHRblogger

When it comes time for medical practices to select an EHR, many physicians and administrators prefer to sit on the fence. They are waiting to see about the success or failure of their colleagues, and in many instances, they are waiting to see if the meaningful use incentive payments will actually be made. While learning [...]