Author | Bruce Kleaveland




Three Steps to Take if Your Technology Goes Down

July 12, 2011

When your EHR fails you, don't panic. Here's how to create the best possible 'downtime' plan.

ROI: The Dollars and Sense Economic Impact of an EHR

December 20, 2010

Nearly everyone agrees that electronic health records (EHRs) make good clinical sense; but considering the cost and effort of installing an EHR, it is a reasonable question to ask if an EHR makes good financial sense.

The 5 Things You Need to Know about Meaningful Use

November 07, 2010

As many of you already know, Meaningful Use is the buzzword being applied by Feds in conjunction with EHR stimulus package; a package that is slated to pay providers that adopt EHRs anywhere from $44,000 to $63,750 over five years. The heart of the legislation is Meaningful Use, which stipulates that it is not enough to simply buy an EHR; you must use the EHR in very specific way. In my humble opinion, this is a truly unique opportunity, offering a very generous subsidy to help practices offset the expense of an EHR. Here is some of what you need to know.

Voice Recognition Technology

May 01, 2010

Voice recognition software has gotten more sophisticated and easier to use. Still, is it good enough yet to be worth the time and money it will cost you to use it?