Two Small Practices on Committing to Meaningful Use
A pair of small practices are fully entrenched in the meaningful use journey. Here’s how they’ve succeeded.
Why Doctors are Declining Meaningful Use
Why is the dropout rate of the EHR Incentive Program getting higher and higher? Experts say there are multiple reasons.
The Road to Value-Based Payments is Now Open
The decisions your practice makes and the steps it takes toward value-based care today will have a big impact tomorrow. Here's what you need to know.
Patient Portals: From Implementation to Maximizing Use
You likely have a patient portal to meet meaningful use, but here's how to put it into practice to really help your practice staff and your patients.
The Current and Future Environment of Meaningful Use
While the latest rule clarification for CMS on the use of EHRs answers some questions for physicians, there are plenty remaining.
Innovators in Healthcare Break the Rules
By bucking the traditional system, Iora Health is providing a new approach to primary care.
Applied Analytics in the Transition to Value-based Care
One medical group successfully transitioned from volume to value-based care using a complete analytics offering to track performance metrics.
On the Journey towards a Patient-First Culture
An organization of surgical outpatient centers recently implemented a strategy around patient-centered care, with a good deal of success.
Ten Meaningful Use Tips for Physicians in Stage 2
Consultants and health IT experts share their top advice for physicians participating in the EHR incentive program.
Ongoing Staff Training is Essential to EHR Success
Once implemented, EHRs don't run automatically. You have to train staff prior to and after integrating a new system to ensure a smooth transition.
Finding the Right EHR for Meaningful Use Attestation
Your current EHR may not be the best for meaningful use, so you may need a new system. Here's how to re-train your staff and physicians if needed.
Preparation, Patient Engagement Key to Meaningful Use
Getting your medical practice staff - and your patients - involved in the meaningful use process is important to successful attestation.
Meaningful Use 2015: Proceed with Caution
With a proposed change to Stage 2 reporting of meaningful use, practices should stay on top of notices and important dates highlighted by CMS.
Stage 2 Objectives: Cancer and Special Registries
Looking to report to cancer and special registries as part of your Stage 2 attestation? Here's what your medical practice needs to know first.
Stage 2 Menu Objectives: Sharing Radiology Images
Sharing radiology images might seem like the most achievable meaningful use objective in Stage 2, but it needs to be make sense for your medical practice.
Stage 2 Meaningful Use Menu Objectives: Family Health History
Recording family health history may be one of the easier meaningful-use objectives - because you likely already do it and due to an interesting loophole.
Stage 2 Menu Objectives: Recording Electronic Notes
One of the new menu objectives for the Stage 2 rules of meaningful use stresses care coordination through recording electronic progress notes.
Meaningful Use: Stage 2 Obstacles for Medical Practices
North Carolina-based Novant Medical Group is like a lot of medical practices: It has attested to Stage 1, but it is bracing for Stage 2 hurdles.
In Meaningful Use, Timing is Everything in Meeting Requirements
With the Stage 2 rules looming, some practices are moving ahead while others remain on the sidelines in the quest to meet meaningful use.
Physician Practices Still Struggling with Meaningful Use
With the Stage 2 rules of meaningful use looming, physicians are still struggling with the implementation process for Stage 1.
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