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Meaningful Use: Why It Matters For Patients

Published on March 29, 2013 By EHRblogger

Meaningful use is difficult to understand, even for physicians. Its many measures have left doctors with questions like: What regulations apply to my practice? What is mandatory and what is optional? At my practice, who is responsible for compliance? How will meaningful use affect my workflow? Another important question physicians should be considering is: How [...]

Why Are You Waiting? 5 Ways an EHR Will Benefit Your Practice Now

Published on July 18, 2012 By EHRblogger

There are many reasons why you may be hesitant to take the leap and purchase an EHR—you may be reluctant to make the financial investment, you may want to avoid the significant diversion of time and practice resources, or you may have been dissuaded by negative stories about EHR failures. Whatever your reasons, however, there [...]

Meaningful Use Stage 2: Is Your EHR System Ready for Health Information Exchange?

Published on June 14, 2012 By EHRblogger

Lately, there has been a lot of attention focused on health data exchange. Dozens of health information exchange (HIE) and technology websites, news syndicates, and blogs have posted articles about the critical role that data interoperability and health data management will play in the future. How ready is your EHR system for health information exchange? [...]

Hospital-Subsidized EHR: Will It Work for Your Practice?

Published on May 10, 2012 By EHRblogger

Modifications in the Stark law have allowed hospitals to offer EHR-implementation subsidies to physicians. Although this incentive may seem appealing, many questions have been raised—all of them boiling down to the same basic concern: Will this system truly meet practice needs? The following are some questions you and your physicians should discuss before deciding if [...]

Managing Meaningful Use: Customer Support Is Imperative

Published on March 22, 2012 By EHRblogger

Partnering with an EHR vendor who lives up to the promise of providing high-quality customer service assures that your practice will experience long-lasting success. Furthermore, high-quality customer service means providing the resources to help you navigate, understand, and fulfill the meaningful use requirements. Why is customer support so important when it comes to meaningful use? [...]