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Is Your EHR System Up-to-Date, 5 Questions You Need to Ask

Posted Jun 3, 2015

ID-100129763-1Updating, upgrading, or replacing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system is no small task.  It requires a solid understanding of all the "what-ifs" and "how-tos" necessary to effect a successful transition as well as a smooth transfer of crucial patient information.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Stage 2 Meaningful Use

Posted Apr 30, 2015

digits-705666_640While Stage 1 meaningful use (MU) focused on gathering data and establishing electronic health records (EHRs), Stage 2 emphasizes exchanging patient information and coordination of care.  There are many compliance requirements and penalties imposed if you do not meet them.  Here are three things you need to know for sure.

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Avoiding Meaningful Use Penalties

Posted Jan 20, 2015

ID-100219376If you are a Medicare eligible provider, you are undoubtedly aware of the requirements for attesting to meaningful use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR) in your medical practice or hospital.  There are consequences for failing to attest to Stage 1, and problems facing those who are now entering Stage 2 of MU.

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Converting your Top Ortho ICD9 Codes to ICD10

There are many orthopedic coding that will come with the switch from ICD-9 to ICD-10.This free guide will help you understand ICD-10, prepare for it, and give you the resources to guide your transition.

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CMS Pushes EHR Meaningful Use Deadline Back One Year: What it Means For You

Posted Dec 31, 2013

Meaningful_UseElectronic health records (EHRs) are designed to help improve the efficiency and transparency of healthcare providers, and increase communication between all parties involved in healthcare. The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid Servces, or CMS, has set deadlines for healthcare providers to show meaningful use of these EHRs, divided up into stages. On December 6, CMS extended the deadline for providers to meet the requirements for Stage 2.

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EHR Meaningful Use: How to Prepare for Stage 2

Posted Oct 18, 2013

describe the imageTo prepare for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU), you first need to have met the Stage 1 core and menu structure criteria.  For the remainder of this article it will be assumed you have already met the Stage 1 requirements.

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