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How Medical Practices Can Stay Ahead of EHR Adoption

EHR implementation is still the most pressing tech problem for physicians, according to our 2014 Technology Survey, Sponsored by Kareo, but the factors vary among independent and hospital-employed physicians.

Also, check out full results from the 2014 survey of 1,400 medical practices nationwide.

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The EHR Incentive Programs take a new turn in 2015: the penalty phase. More rule changes may come, but providers shouldn't count on relief.

Here's what you need to know to help you close out your 2014 meaningful use reporting year and get ready for 2015.

The crises of immigration and drought cannot be solved, only mitigated or accommodated. The EHR crisis, on the other hand, has a solution.

Patient engagement is about involving the patient in their own care. So use one of your key tech tools — your EHR — to help boost that involvement.

Don't be afraid to try new technology at your medical practice. If there's a hot new device or productivity program, there's probably a reason for it being so popular.

Computer systems will never make good deciders and people will never make good robots.

Here are six of the biggest healthcare technology trends on the horizon, and what they mean for physicians.

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