eHealth
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If Meaningful Use Disappeared, How Would EHR Vendors Change Their Products?

ShahidShah - February 5, 2014

I’ve often said that Meaningful Use and the HITECH Act created false demand for EHRs and has (perhaps irrevocably) harmed innovation in the EHR space by standardizing…

CMS Pushes EHR Meaningful Use Deadline Back One Year: What It Means For You
eHealth
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eHealth
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CMS Pushes EHR Meaningful Use Deadline Back One Year: What It Means For You

Andy Salmen - January 3, 2014

Electronic health records (EHRs) are designed to help improve the efficiency and transparency of healthcare providers, and increase communication between all parties involved in healthcare. Electronic health…

Health Reform
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Meaningful Use, VNAs, and Addressing the Challenges Each Present

erica.carnevale - December 18, 2013

Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2 has been a challenge for many healthcare facilities throughout the U.S., but that appears to be especially true for private practice radiologists.…

Installing an MU-Certified EHR Doesn’t Mean Saying Good-Bye to Paper
Business
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Business
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Installing an MU-Certified EHR Doesn’t Mean Saying Good-Bye to Paper

ShahidShah - November 22, 2013

As I travel and speak with physician practices and hospital execs about health IT, I often hear questions about how practices can become paperless as they transition…

EHR Meaningful Use: How to Prepare for Stage 1
eHealth
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eHealth
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EHR Meaningful Use: How to Prepare for Stage 1

Andy Salmen - October 18, 2013

EHRs, also known as electronic health records, offer tremendous benefits for both healthcare providers and their patients, as long as they are being use EHRs, also known…

NYMIIS: Medical Imaging and Meaningful Use – It Is No Longer an Option
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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NYMIIS: Medical Imaging and Meaningful Use – It Is No Longer an Option

Rich Pulvino - September 29, 2013

With the creation of RIS, PACS and speech recognition, radiology once led the technology revolution in the healthcare industry. Unfortunately, now it is a sector of that…

Could Underperforming EHRs Be Responsible for the Meaningful Use Dropout Rate?
eHealth
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eHealth
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Could Underperforming EHRs Be Responsible for the Meaningful Use Dropout Rate?

Amanda Guerrero - August 14, 2013

I’ve read quite a few articles in the last few weeks that talk about the fact that Meaningful Use participation rates are declining. I’ve read quite a…

Small, Solo-Provider Practices Lag in EHR Adoption
eHealth
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eHealth
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Small, Solo-Provider Practices Lag in EHR Adoption

Amanda Guerrero - May 24, 2013

At the beginning of May, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that more than half of all eligible healthcare providers had received federal incentive…

eHealth
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Meaningful Use: Transforming Patient Engagement

thielst - August 25, 2012

This morning I sent out a press release for Tower and also want to also share it with my blogosphere readers.  As always, I'm interested in your thoughts and…

Medical Records
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Numbers Don’t Lie – The EHR Market Simply Must Consolidate

ConorGreen - August 3, 2012

According to CMS, through May of this year, 2,400 hospitals and 110,000 eligible professionals have received $5.7 billion in incentive payments for ensuring meaningful use of electronic health records,…