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Don't let your EHR drag your medical practice down. Here's how physicians and staff members can learn to use the technology in smarter ways.
Data Encryption Is Key for Protecting Patient Data
Encrypting data is a prudent measure for physicians who want to increase HIPAA compliance while diminishing their risk.
Health Information Exchange Resources
Not sure how you would go about joining a HIE? Here are a few places to start.
Different Types of Health Information Exchange
Participating in health information exchange requires understanding the jargon. Here are four different ways to share patient information.
Ask Your EHR Vendor About HIE Capabilities
There are EHR products that have information exchange capabilities. If that is the route you choose, here are some sample questions to ask your vendor.
Health Information Exchange: A Progress Report
In the quest for greater interoperability, information exchanges are seen as playing a major role. Here's what you should know.
Records Requests: Is Your Practice HIPAA Compliant?
What is a provider supposed to do to ensure HIPAA compliance with copying charges when a request for medical records is made? It’s not always easy.
The Doctor-Technology Relationship
Healthcare information technology has ushered in a new era in medicine in which the doctor-patient relationship is taking a backseat to the doctor-technology relationship.
Meaningful Use Attestation: Avoiding Penalties
The turn of the calendar to 2015 means year-long reporting of meaningful use under CMS' EHR Incentive Programs. Here's how to prepare.
Meaningful Use Attestation: Last Chance for Payments
The last quarter of 2014 is the last chance for eligible professionals to get meaningful use incentive payments. Here's how to ensure you attest properly.
CMS Extends Meaningful Use Tech Hardship Exception
Robert Tennant of the Medical Group Management Association explains the ins and outs of CMS extending its hardship exception regarding meaningful use technology.
Moving to Stage 2 of Meaningful Use
Robert Anthony, a health specialist with CMS, explores key differences between Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements for meaningful use in this webinar recorded June 4, 2013.
Three Critical Considerations When Shopping for a New EHR
Looking for a new EHR? Let physician Joseph Robison offer you advice on how replace your old health IT system for a new one.
Physician Practices and the Shift to ICD-10, EHRs, and Value-Based Care
For healthcare organizations, 2013 is a year of transitions fueled by federal mandates and aided by technology.
How Technology Can Help Practices Provide High Value Care
Health IT expert Sumit Nagpal shares his must-have technology tools for practices hoping to transition from traditional fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement.
Achieving EHR Optimization at Your Medical Practice
EHR optimization is more than just getting the most out of the technology, says Trenor Williams. It is about the overall improvement of patient care.
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