The Growing Importance of the Primary Care Physician

According to research from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other reports, there are approximately 350,000 primary care physicians (PCPs) in the U.S. These PCPs often act as coordinators of patient care. This means they work with patients … Continue reading

EHR incentive programs: We make it easy to qualify

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As many of you are aware, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in 2009 allocated nearly $20 billion in funds to facilitate the adoption of EHR systems by healthcare professionals. These financial incentives are now available from the Centers for … Continue reading

Requirements for EHR Certification

ONC-ATCB Certified Complete EHR Seal

When adopting an electronic health record (EHR) system, you need to be confident you are choosing one that will integrate with the delivery of healthcare in your practice, clinic or hospital. In addition, you want a solution that will help … Continue reading

What is Meaningful Use, and why is it important?

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A term you’ve likely heard while researching the transition to electronic health records (EHR) is meaningful use. It’s a phrase thrown around fairly frequently when discussing EHR, ever since it’s introduction in relation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid … Continue reading