Tag Archives: Meaningful Use EMR

EMR – The Word on the Street – Part 3


In my previous post (EMR – The Word on the Street – Part 2),  I touched the topic of patient privacy and personal health information (PHI) security. Electronic medical records have changed the industry dynamics through information digitization. While one … Continue reading

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Popularity Contest – EMRs Vs Practice Management


The healthcare automation process is in full gear, with the EMR adoption rate close to 60%. With sights on affordable and accountable care, providers have become much receptive to change. Health IT offers improved efficiency at reduced costs through better … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use Stage 3 – Sneak Peek


With jury still out on the final rule for meaningful use (MU) stage 2, an advisory committee has already started planning for the next and the final stage of the federal incentive program. The committee co-chaired by Dr. Paul Tang … Continue reading

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Where are we With the Healthcare Reform?


I recently had a chance to connect with a former colleague and Health IT expert, Keith Smith. Keith is an independent Health IT consultant working closely with hospitals and private practices. He helps them manage the logistics for implementation as … Continue reading

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What Does Meaningful Use Pay for?


Who would have thought for the CMS meaningful use incentive program to become one of the most polarizing topics in healthcare industry? Today, physicians stand divided. While some seek to benefit from the direction of use it provides, others blame … Continue reading

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