Here's how Stage 2 of CMS' EHR Incentive Programs differ from the rules for Stage 1 to achieve meaningful use.
Here are some charts to help you plot out the stages of meaningful use at your practice and payments for both the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
E-prescribing has not only improved the efficiency of this practice, it has improved quality at the same time.
Should you buy a standalone app or an EHR-integrated module? We review the pros and cons.
Meeting meaningful-use requirements for EHRs will demand interoperability between data systems. Do you have a strategy for connecting online with pharmacies, labs, other physicians, and patients? Here’s our primer for achieving connectivity and meaningful use.
Baffled by servers, networks, and other hardware? Turns out you don’t have to be a techie to make good decisions about your practice’s technology needs. Here’s how to gear up smart.
Interoperability is the buzz word right now in health IT, but how close are we to exchanging information across wildly fragmented data systems? We investigate the progress and trends.
Advances in care delivery and technology are taking root now that could significantly change the way care is delivered in the future. Healthcare’s innovative thinkers and practitioners give us their predictions for the future.
In the midst of Medicare cuts, consult-code farewells, healthcare reform bills, and all our other challenges, we need to prepare for new HIPAA Privacy and Security mandates.
2010 starts the second year of the CMS Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program.