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Is Health Care Legislation The Only Reason For Electronic Medical Records?

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Is Health Care Legislation The Only Reason For Electronic Medical Records? The health care legislation currently in the news is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare“. This health care reform act has an individual health care insurance mandate and

Will healthcare Insurance Reimburse For Halloween Pumpkin Birth?

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Just a little levity for Halloween! Happy Halloween! Got questions? about the HITECH Act, Electronic Medical Records or the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) EHR incentive program? I invite you to claim access to an informative FREE Audio that will OPEN YOUR EYES! about Electronic Health Records    

What’s The NFL Football News About Electronic Medical Records?

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Electronic medical records (EMR) software is probably the furthest things from your mind when you’re watching football. You’re concerned with the NFL scores and the players and your favorite teams. After all this is your leisure time. You want to forget about the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical

Why HIPAA Laws and HITECH Act Meaningful Use Documentation Is Important?

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HIPAA laws have been a thorn in the sides of health care providers since 1996. Then along came the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act or  HITECH Act of 2009, which is shaking up the medical community by mandating the transition to electronic medical records software. The transition

E Prescribing: Will You Avoid Medicare E Prescribing Penalty Payment Adjustments?

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Medicare E Prescribing Alert! To Avoid the CMS Medicare E-Prescribing Penalty in 2013, you must act by October 15, 2012 E prescribing is a way to increase patient safety and reduce medical errors. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 100,000 Americans die each year from preventable medical errors in

E Prescribing: Do You Qualify For Medicare E Prescribing Incentive Money?

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Medicare Physicians Alert! Don’t Miss Out On Your Medicare E Prescribing Incentive Money Were you successful in getting the 1% Medicare e Prescribing incentive money for 2011? Or were you one of the health care providers who are getting hit with the 1% e prescribing penalty because you didn’t e

Will You Beat the HITECH Act CMS Medicare Meaningful Use Deadline?

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If you need to comply with the HITECH Act, time is running out!!! [ujicountdown id=”Medicare Meaningful Use” expire=”2012/10/03 00:00″ hide = “true”] The HITECH Act has an EHR Incentive Program which is linked to Meaningful Use CMS criteria. If you’re new to this blog, you may not be clear on

Do You Like Center for Disease Control (CDC) Hepatitis C Testing Proposal?

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The Center for Disease Control focuses on disease prevention and control (especially infectious diseases and food borne pathogens and other microbial infections), environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and education. And their reach extends globally, outside the United States. Got Baby Boomer Patients?

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

Are You Entering The Blood Pressure Video Contest For Health Care Providers?

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May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Stroke Awareness Month. And the reasons for these observances are obvious. About 68 million Americans have high blood pressure or hypertension. High blood pressure is called the “silent killer” because you can damage your heart and other organs without feeling any