If you are having trouble with fully utilizing your EHR, you're not alone. Minor mistakes can cause major problems. Here are three missteps that typically trip up physicians.
Balancing Patient Privacy with Patient Engagement
With a goal in making electronic patient engagement efforts as informative and user-friendly as possible, health care practitioners are challenged with maintaining the security and privacy of patients.
Keys to Managing a Successful EHR Transition
No matter the size of the healthcare organization, communication is one key to ensuring a smooth transition to a new EHR system.
Improved IT Usability is about Better Physician Work Flows
The chief innovation officer at UPMC says that improved usability in IT systems isn't about interfaces — it's about fitting into a doctor's work flow.
Usability Features to Request from EHR Vendors
From tools to help report on quality measures to automatic matching of diagnosis codes, practices should speak up to improve EHR usability.
Do's and Don'ts with the EHR and Malpractice
From documenting care in real time to being as specific as possible, there are steps you can take to minimize malpractice risk.
Pros and Cons of Giving Patients EHR Access
While there are challenges associated with providing patients with EHR access, the benefits make it worth it, according to two experts.
What to Know About Negotiating with an EHR Vendor
Keeping emotions out of it, having a "Plan B," and being able to walk away are three key skills you need when negotiating.
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.
Five Documentation Tips that Reduce Audit Risk
It's never been more important to make sure your medical record documentation is complete, accurate, and complies with federal guidelines.
2016 Technology Survey Results
Physicians Practice surveyed 1,568 physicians, advanced practice providers, and practice administrators for its annual technology survey. Here's what they said.
Physicians are Happy Meaningful Use is Almost Dead
Meaningful use is not dead, as some have been suggesting. However, it is nearing its end and that fact has many physicians excited.
2015 Technology Survey Results
Here are the results from our 2015 Technology Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, featuring replies from more than 1,100 medical practices on their use of EHRs, patient portals, and other tech tools.
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