CMS pays $730 million extra in meaningful use incentives

According to a report released by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have actually overpaid more than $729 million worth of incentive payments to eligible providers that failed to meet meaningful use requirements. The officials said that this happened because the sample of eligible providers failed Read more

June 14th, 2017|Services emr|0 Comments

Epic’s $600 million contract with Veterans Affairs to remain in force

With the Veterans Affairs secretary David Shulkin announcing on Monday that his agency will be using the same technology as the Department of Defense (DoD), people were concerned about the fate of Epic Corp. who won a similar contract in 2015. The system opted by the DoD is MHS Genesis, Read more

June 12th, 2017|Services emr|0 Comments

5 tips to steer clear of potential dangers posed by EHR Vendors

You must have read or heard about the eClinicalWorks issue with DOJ that happened recently. Well, the same thing may happen to you if you are not careful. eClinicalWorks is a sound company with many customers and likewise, services. If something like that can happen with such a vendor, imagine Read more

June 7th, 2017|Services emr|0 Comments

Westborough’s eClinicalWorks opts for $155M settlement over dispute

In order to resolve claims alleging the misrepresentation of the capabilities of its Health IT software, US-based eClinicalWorks has agreed to pay a $155 million settlement with the federal government. The U.S. Department of Justice said that eClinicalWorks — a company that ranks among the largest vendors Read more

June 2nd, 2017|Healthcare News|0 Comments

Proactive Alerts and how they help in improving patient care

In many hospitals, physicians sometimes have trouble keeping up with STAT orders as these orders are found somewhere within patient records in the EHR. Physicians often fail to access the EHR while being engaged with patients or travelling and this makes them to occasionally miss orders. This issue could be neutralized if notifications or automatic alerts are introduced in the EHR. Read more

April 4th, 2017|healthcare marketing, Healthcare News|0 Comments

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cloud-based EMR

People have been using Electronic Medical Records for quite some time but one question most can’t get over is, whether a cloud-based EMR is better or not. Comparatively speaking, cloud-based software’s are a new thing but they are economical. So, most people wonder whether they are really better than the costlier non-cloud-based EMR or not.For the convenience of our readers, we have asked about Read more

April 2nd, 2017|Services emr|0 Comments

Provenance Data and Why Is It Becoming Increasingly Important Today

Patient health data usually travels a long distance before it finally gets to its destination. The data transferred by EHRs can be converted, merged, and mapped. Also, this data is used in numerous different ways. For example, healthcare providers use patient medical data at the point of care, Read more

March 25th, 2017|healthcare marketing|0 Comments

Top Tips for Small Practice Providers Transitioning from PQRS to MIPS

Transitioning from an old healthcare program to a new one is not an easy process. If you have participated in the PQRS (Physician Quality Reporting System) program in past you must know how daunting can all the complex requirements created by the CMS for the MIPS (Merit based Incentive payment system) program Read more

March 23rd, 2017|MIPS|0 Comments

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