Tag Archives: Meaningful Use

The history of computer networks

Before the computer was created, we used to communicate through word of mouth, pieces of writing, telegram and then the telephone. When the first computers were finally created, they were known as mainframe computers and were produced by many different companies. The trouble was, every connector and cable was unique from each manufacturer and very...

Most popular EHR Systems According to CMS

Based on the Meaningful Use data published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Sevices (CMS), it’s two smaller companies that lead the market for radiology EHRs: MedInformatix (14.9%), which received more than a third of its attestations from radiology, and Merge Healthcare (14.5%), which serves exclusively radiology and orthopedics. EpicCare is third with 10.2%,...

Auditors Share Concerns Over Medicare Record Keeping and Auditing

healthcare_it_costThe Medicare and Medicaid Services is likely to pay out $6.6 billion between now and 2016 in an attempt to standardise their Electronic Health Records. They have outlined plans to enforce self-verification of CMS “meaningful use” standards for all the records kept by Medicare service providers....

Stage 1 MU Measures in a Nutshell

With the introduction of modern technology and internet in our everyday lives, every business and service is moving towards digitization and inter-connectivity. The same is also applicable to the medical services where linking and sharing of data can help improve health care and other medical services while reducing the chances of mistreatment due to the...

7 Tips on How to Make Meaningful Use Work for You

From 2002 to 2011, electronic health record (EHR) adoption rates among physicians noted an increase from 17 percent to 57 percent. However, there’s still a lot of confusion when it comes to the process of attestation. As a result, many physicians forego using it and are unable to collect their incentive dollars from the Centers...

The Expanding Role of Mobile Healthcare in Meaningful Use

  Healthcare providers are finding more and more ways to use mobile devices in interacting with their clients. In fact, mobile health care is slowly expanding its participation in Meaningful use, and health IT experts are looking at how they feature more prominently in Stage 3 implementations. For instance, Stage 3 standard calls for interoperability of all...

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