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What It Means to Be a Government-Certified EHR

Published on April 5, 2012 By EHRblogger

There are hundreds of certified EHR systems available in the industry. Some target specific medical specialties and/or practice sizes, others are primary-care focused, and still others are better suited for hospitals. Regardless of their specialty, however, most systems boast of increasing revenue, lowering administrative costs, improving quality of care, and delivering meaningful use to your [...]

Stage 2 Meaningful Use Proposed Rules: The Highlights

Published on March 15, 2012 By EHRblogger

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the proposed rule for Stage 2 Meaningful Use—subject to a 60-day comment period before being finalized sometime this summer. Here are 3 important highlights about Stage 2 for physicians: The bar for meeting meaningful use requirements will be raised. As required by ARRA legislation, Stage [...]

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 [...]