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Will HITECH Act EMR Software Requirements Be Affected By 2012 Election?

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I was recently asked if the HITECH Act EHR incentive program will be effected by the 2012 election. Well the move to electronic medical records was mandated by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health / HITECH Act of 2009 as part of the Stimulus Bill. President George

Why Most Electronic Medical Records Software At Lazy Physicians Practices?

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Why Most Electronic Medical Records Software At Lazy Physicians Practices? The clock is ticking as the electronic medical records (EMR) software 2014 deadline is fast approaching. Many Medicare physicians will implement electronic health record (EHR) systems by 2012 in order to qualify for the maximum payments from the Health Information

Can Electronic Medical Records Reduce The Post-Holiday Cash Crisis?

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Have you gotten on board with electronic medical records? The HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) has mandated electronic health record (EHR) technology, which is electronic medical records (EMR) on steroids. If you can say “yes” to the electronic medical records software question, then you’ve

Are There Electronic Health Records Benefits Besides The EHR Incentive Program?

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The 2009 HITECH Act (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act) mandates that Medicare and Medicaid health care providers adopt Electronic Health Records (EHR) technology. And the HITECH Act in conjunction with the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) has set up an EHR incentive program. Medicare and

Electronic Health Record Software: What’s The Best One For Your Practice?

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If you’re a Medicare or Medicaid Physician and eligible provider, you know you need electronic health record software. And the clock is ticking, especially for Medicare providers. The HITECH Act / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act, which is part of the ARRA Stimulus Bill, has funded

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,

Can Physician Incentive Programs Save You From A Conrad Murray Verdict – Guilty?

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Physician incentive programs are designed to reward physicians for behaviors that will promote patient safety and quality in healthcare. In the case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, quality of care and patient safety were issues as well. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the ultimate breach of the patient

How To Get From EHR Software to 100% Electronic Medical Records?

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The move is on to adopt EHR software by hospitals and private practice physicians. And once implemented, Medicare and Medicaid health care providers must demonstrate meaningful use of their EHR software. EHR, of course, stands for electronic health record. So EHR software refers to electronic health record software or an

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

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