A recent survey found that nearly 14 percent of medical practices struggle with EHR adoption and implementation. And another 13 percent have difficulties meeting meaningful use (MU) requirements.
To further reinforce just how much physicians are grappling to find the right fit, nearly 40 percent of those surveyed have already purchased two or more EHRs. Given the high cost of implementation and training – estimated between $15,000 and $70,000 per provider – switching EHRs can be a costly endeavor.
So if you find yourself needing to make a switch, how can you make the most of this substantial investment? Read More
We know that changes are coming down the pike for the Meaningful Use (MU) program. And the shift towards value-based payment systems and increased interoperability are in the works too.
The EHR has the potential to help with each of these changes – increasing reimbursement, minimizing time spent charting, and flowing data to complementary technologies for easier information sharing. EHR optimization is key though.
Here’s how to start the optimization process. Read More
For years, meaningful use (MU) has been one of the most infamous topics in healthcare, creating sharp divides among industry professionals.
As we rapidly approach Stage 3, many believed the continuation of the program to be inevitable. But Andy Slavitt, CMS Acting Administrator, recently stated that the program as we know it may be coming to an end.
Here are three changes coming down the pike. Read More
As a physician, the more time
you spend working in your EMR software, the more likely you are to end
up hating it. Fortunately,
EMR software is set up in such a way that it’s easy to have your
medical assistants step up and take care of routine clinical