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EHRs Today and Tomorrow

February 20, 2020 – 2:02 am |
EHRs Today and Tomorrow

The vast majority of healthcare provider organizations use electronic health records (EHRs) and physician practice management (PPM) systems to manage the care they give to patients. Many are still on their original EHR and looking …

10 Year Anniversary of Meaningful Use

January 31, 2020 – 2:06 am |
10 Year Anniversary of Meaningful Use

Can you believe it has been a decade since the federal electronic health record (EHR) incentive program was implemented? The program became known as meaningful use and was a transformative event for the health IT sector. …

Tomorrow’s Health Care Reform

December 9, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Tomorrow’s Health Care Reform

Health care reform is a general term used for discussing major health policy creation or changes. For the most part this means governmental policy that affects health care delivery in a given place.
For the better half of a decade, lawmakers in …

The Journey of EHRs

November 25, 2019 – 2:06 am |
The Journey of EHRs

We hear conflicting reports from various sources. Some indicate that physicians are recognizing the benefits of electronic health records (EHRs), though they still struggle as they adapt to the technology challenges. However, others claim that physician …

Dealing with the Waves of Change

September 16, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Dealing with the Waves of Change

Patients are used to televisions in waiting rooms, emergency rooms, and inpatient rooms. However, as part of the wave of electronic health information, more and more monitors are being installed throughout critical care units to amp …

EHRs and New Physicians

August 29, 2019 – 2:04 am |
EHRs and New Physicians

Electronic health records (EHRs) are modernizing data for easy access and continuity of care. As technology evolves and policies push health care toward digital solutions, the same trend has not been evident for physicians who …

Tomorrow’s EHRs

July 29, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Tomorrow’s EHRs

Electronic health records (EHRs) brought the potential to provide many benefits for providers and their patients, and some of those benefits continue to be realized. All healthcare organizations that are either transitioning to an EHR …

Providers are Gaining Knowledge Around EHR Systems

April 30, 2019 – 2:06 am |
Providers are Gaining Knowledge Around EHR Systems

The demand for implementing electronic health record (EHR) systems within hospitals and health systems remains consistent. We have surpassed the point of the majority of providers getting their first EHR system and moved into many …

EHR Vendor Misrepresents Certification

March 6, 2019 – 2:06 am |
EHR Vendor Misrepresents Certification

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology (HIT) formed a Standards Committee to focus on electronic health record (EHR) certification requirements. The committee …

Incentives and Payment Rules

November 28, 2018 – 2:02 am |
Incentives and Payment Rules

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a payment rule outlining new requirements for doctors and hospitals participating in its electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs. The programs are now known as “promoting interoperability.” This …

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