Monthly ArchiveSeptember 2011

What Are The Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record Deadlines?

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What Are the Meaningful Use Electronic Health Record Deadlines? Under the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act), eligible health care providers can receive incentive payments for electronic health record adoption and meaningful use. Only health care providers who accept Medicare or Medicaid are eligible for

Is the Michael Jackson Trial Relevant to Electronic Health Records?

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98,000 deaths occur in the United States each year from preventable medical errors! Michael Jackson, the superstar has been dead for 2 years. But the current big news is the trial of Dr. Conrad  Murray, Michael Jackson’s personal physician, who is on trial for involuntary manslaughter. I wrote an article

HITECH Act Mandates Electronic Health Records: Can Regional Extension Centers Help?

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HITECH Act, plus more on Regional Extension Centers… For Medicare or Medicaid doctors and health care providers, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act mandates that you adopt electronic health record technology by 2014. Many health care providers are scrambling to comply with HITECH Act

Regional Extension Centers: Why The HITECH Act Provided Funding For RECs?

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If you’re a Medicaid or Medicare doctor or health care provider, you need to adopt and use electronic health record (EHR) software by 2014. This EHR mandate began with President George W. Bush. The Obama administration added stimulus money to assist with and offset the cost of electronic health record