Entries by EHR Funding

How Meaningful Use Helps You

How Meaningful Use Helps You! Meaningful use means much more than collecting incentive payments. It’s about improving the efficiency of and effectiveness of care to ultimately provide better patient care. Meaningful use is actually about whether you’re able to run a patient centered practice, and whether you can reconcile preventative care with medication. Many of […]

EHR Adoption Helps Both Providers and Patients

Studies regarding physician EHR adoption show that patients are the biggest beneficiaries of the access and availability of their electronic health information; according to an announcement from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. EHRs reduce duplicative tests and redundant procedures, they improve care coordination, and they ultimately help patients take total control of their […]

Improving Staff Efficiency with Electronic Health Records.

There are lots of reasons to implement Electronic Health Records at your practice. Studies have shown EHRs improve organizational efficiency and they generate a positive return on investment. For example, EHR enabled organizations report that there’s less time spent chasing charts when they have fast access to patient records. They also report improved availability of […]

Electronic Health Records Can Help You Treat Your Diabetic Patients.

You can use Electronic Health Records to improve the quality of the health care you provide, especially to your diabetic patients. With the help of EHRs, your organization can generate lists of patients with diabetes for research, health care quality improvement, and outreach. EHRs can be used to prompt clinicians with care reminders when diabetic […]

FAQ about Electronic Health Records.

Q: What is the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program? A: The American Recovery and Reinvestment act of 2009 has permitted the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to grant incentive payments for healthcare providers who utilize certified EHR technology and demonstrate meaningful use of said technology. Q: What is the goal behind the […]