Elements of An EMR In Todays World

The way medicine is practiced is changing fast and completely.  Whether a physician owning the practice, a medical office manager for a medical practice or physician just striking out on their own there is the […]

EMR Matrix Hot In Canada

EMR Matrix Featured In Canada A recent article featured EMR Matrix in the top Canadian health IT publication. read the article Only one slight correction (I worked with the Telus team not Telus) overall a […]

DOD May Not Select OpenVista

Something is amidst with OpenVista. Recent reports indicate it may not be the sole EMR of choice for the DOD according to a recent article in FierceGovernmentIT. This would prove to be a significant departure […]

How many have received MU payments?

As of March, 160,890 eligible professionals had received Medicare meaningful use incentive payments, 83,765 eligible professionals had received Medicaid meaningful use incentive payments and 3,858 eligible hospitals had received meaningful use incentive payments from Medicare, […]

New CMS Update

The CMS EHR Incentive programs are currently open programs for eligible professionals and hospitals to receive incentive payment for participation. National Provider Call: Stage 1 of CMS EHR Incentive Programs for Eligible Professionals: First in […]

Selecting An EMR

Selecting an EHR system is a critical decision and a significant planning task. There are different opinions regarding when the selection of an EHR system should be made in the planning phase. Some practices go […]

Meaningful Use Audit Information Released

Overview An eligible professional (EP), eligible hospital, or critical access hospital (CAH) attesting to receive an incentive payment for either the Medicare or Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program may be subject to an […]

Patients More Honest Via Technology

  A recent Televox (an IVR technology that I highly recommend) identified that patients are most honest via technology channels.  This supports the need for a nicely integrated, bi-directional patient portal with secure messaging and […]