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Should Health Care Providers Get EHR Software in 2011?

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Should Health Care Providers Get EHR Software in 2011? Electronic health record / EHR software is mandated by the HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act). The HITECH Act includes an EHR incentive program as well. To avoid forfeiting part of the HITECH Act incentive money,

EHR Software: What’s The Best Meaningful Use EHR Software?

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The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act mandates that you have to adopt electronic health records. So now your challenge is how to select a good electronic health record (EHR) system. In fact, you’d like to select the best EHR software for your practice… To get

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

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

What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act?

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What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act? The Symptoms: Health care costs are spiraling out of control in the United States. Without a corresponding increase in quality of medical care. The Plan: The HITECH Act is the current remedy for the ailing American medical and health care industry.

Could an Electronic Health Record System Have Saved Michael Jackson?

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for hospitals and physicians who know that medical errors can be costly! Do you remember where you were when you heard the news that Michael Jackson had died? Michael Joseph Jackson, who was referred to as the King of Pop, was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist.