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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

Can HIPAA Laws and HITECH Act Meaningful Use Be Helped By Hurricane Sandy?

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The goal of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is to improving health while adhering to the requirements specified in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act / HIPAA laws. Hurricane Sandy may exposure any deficiencies in complying with HIPAA laws and regulations. HIPAA laws have

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

Are You Meeting CMS Medicare Deadlines For HITECH Act EHR Incentive Program?

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You need to be aware of the CMS Medicare rules and regulations to qualify for the HITECH Act EHR Incentive Program. If you’re a hospital that didn’t have your EMR software installed by end of June, you can forget about the CMS Medicare incentive money for 2012. Unless you’ve been

Does The Health Care Reform Act Ruling Hamper 4th of July Freedom Celebrations?

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  Of the US Supreme Court cases, the Health Care Reform Act was the most anticipated. June 2012 ended with some important Supreme Court decisions. In dramatic effect, the Health Care Reform Bill decision was saved until last. Ruling: The Supreme Court justices failed to rule Obamacare unconstitutional. There was

WHO is Celebrating World Health Organization Blood Donor Day?

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The World Health Organization‘s World Blood Donor Day is today, June 14, 2012. The article title question is a play on words, since the acronym for World Health Organization is WHO. But the answer to the question is very serious. Are you planning to donate blood today?

EMR Software: What’s The Wisdom On EMR Software Implementation Success?

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One prediction is that 80% of health care providers will adopt EMR software by 2016. To get your HITECH Act electronic medical record systems to the point of success may take a lot of blood, sweat and tears. Lots of hospitals and eligible providers have already implemented EMR software, attested