Monthly Archives: January 2012

The HITECH Act and Meaningful Use EMR

Under the HITECH act established a set of parameters governing the meaningful use of EMR and the time frame within which medical practitioners had to convert over to the use of electronic medical records. This act was passed into law … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records Will Give Your Office Staff a Break

If you are not using electronic health records yet, you are still overworking your office staff and wasting a lot of money that could be better invested in your practice. How can switching over to EHR save you money when … Continue reading

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Cloud Based EMR Is about Time and Space

There are a number of very good reasons to switch your patient record keeping over to a cloud based EMR serve. One of the best reasons is the amount of time that using this type of service can save both … Continue reading

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Are You Getting the Most from Your Medical Billing

One of the biggest issues facing the average medical provider’s office is handling medical billing.  For many it is not just the hassle of dealing with patient’s insurance companies and the mountains of paperwork that they demand, it is fact … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a Medical Transcription Service

If you’re in the market for a new medical transcription service, there are a few questions you should ask before you sign a contract. First, ask about the company’s turnaround time. Fewer than 24 hours is ideal. Over 48 hours … Continue reading

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What Are the Benefits to Keeping Electronic Medical Records?

Maybe your office has put off switching to electronic medical records for as long as possible. Learning a new system sounds like a nuisance and you and your staff all think you’re doing fine as things are. Using a solid … Continue reading

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Government-Based EMR Incentives

When your office changes from a paper system to electronic medical records, you’ll not only be making life more convenient for yourself and your patients. You’ll also improve your chances for earning government-based EMR incentives. In order to be eligible … Continue reading

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Good Medical Transcription Services Are Vital to the Success of Your Practice

It’s Friday afternoon in Dr. Jones’s office, and everyone is in a panic. A report that Dr. Jones dictated at the beginning of the week still hasn’t made its way to the patient’s chart, and a very irritable specialist is … Continue reading

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Are You Eligible for Medicare EMR Incentives?

Is your practice still dragging its feet about switching from a paper records system to electronic medical records? If so, you could be missing out on substantial Medicare EMR incentives. Providers who implement and who practice “meaningful use” of electronic … Continue reading

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Electronic Health Records Customized for Your Office

Do you get tired of carrying heavy paper charts? Do you wish you had an easy way to keep track of your patients’ lab results and previous visits or to check for possible contraindications before you write a prescription? If … Continue reading

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