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Three things to minimize challenges of Meaningful Use


Most physicians are using Electronic Health Records (EHRs) in the country to help them meet regulatory requirements, achieve Meaningful Use and improve quality of care delivered. However, the second objective, Meaningful Use, has been a tricky concept and with the … Continue reading

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Could EHRs be responsible for Meaningful Use dropout rate?


Over the last few months, there have been numerous surveys and analyses done which highlight that the rate for Meaningful Use attestation is dropping sharply. On the other hand, EHR software adoption is continuously on the rise. So there must … Continue reading

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Patient Portals—Much More Than Meaningful Use


Patient portals are a means of qualifying for Meaningful Use. Seamless patient portal technology is a rarity. The transition starts in 2014 for Meaningful Use stage 2. The anxiety among the healthcare providers is valid, since the goal to achieve … 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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EMR Adoption, Penalties and Incentives


I have always been against physicians being rushed into EMR adoption. With thousands of dollars worth of investments in EMR systems, physicians simply cannot afford to make a hasty decision. However, with that said it is no longer 2009. The … Continue reading

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