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5 Tips for Using an EMR to Increase Profitability

Electronic Medical Records add to Your Bottom The guest post you are about to read is from my buddy Derek Singleton. Derek blogs over at Software Advice which helps people find the right software to meet their needs.  He writes a lot  about Electronic Medical Records and how doctors can benefit from their use.  Today Derek will be giving us 5 tips for using an EMR to increase your practices profitability. Let me know what you think by leaving a Continue Reading

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Top 20 Most Popular Electronic Health Records EHRs

Infograph of EMR/EHR Software Solutions Whether you call them Electronic Medical Records (EMR) or Electronic Health Records (EHR), these software solutions for digital patient records are a hot topic in doctors’ offices all around the country today. I came across this infographic listing the top 20 EMRs at Capterra.com. I found it interesting to see how the software ranked by popularity. I expected to see eClinical at the top, but I was surprised to see McKesson and Cerner in the Continue Reading

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Certified Electronic Medical Records EHR Coming this Fall

Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies Named to Certify EHRs As of Monday August 30, 2010 the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has named the inital two companies that have been selected as Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies (ATCBs) to certify Electronic Health Records (EHR), CCHIT and the Drummond Group Inc. They have been authorized to test and certify EHRs for compliance to the certification criteria that was issued by the Department of Health and Human Continue Reading

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Meaningful Use: Commercial Insurance Companies Adopt Criteria

If Doctors Want to Get Paid They May Have to Buy an EHR I was reading a blog post from John at “EMR and HIPAA” entitled “Commercial Insurance Implementing Meaningful Use” that stated on August 5, 2010, four insurance companies would now include Meaningful Use criteria in their pay for performance (P4P) programs. Meaningful Use is being able to demonstrate the use of an Electronic Health Record (EHR) based on the criteria set by the government. Even if you have an Continue Reading

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