What Does it Take to Qualify for the EHR Stimulus Funds?

What Does it Take to Qu...

 By InterOpNurse guest contributor: Software Advice The great folks over at Software Advice teamed up with Justin Barnes, Chairman of the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association and Vice President of Greenway Medical Technologies, to help answer these questions:   How...
HHS To Award $235M To Boost Local Models for EHR Adoption

HHS To Award $235M To B...

On Wednesday, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the launch of a $235 million initiativeto support community-based models for electronic health record adoption, Federal Computer Week reports (Lipowicz, Federal Computer Week, 12/2). Of the funds, HHS will award...

EMR vs EHR – Are ...

By InterOpNurse guest contributor: RevenueXL Inc.    What is the difference between an EMR and EHR? Aren’t they essentially the same? It is easy to notice the confusion created by the inconsistent messages being bandied about by different industry...

Top 10 Electronic Medic...

By InterOpNurse guest contributor: RevenueXL Inc.  It is normal to find physicians having their own preferences for what is most important to them in selecting EMR Software for implementation. When we wanted to create a universal list of the top 10 must-have features in an...

Most Doctors Aren’t U...

This is such a good article with wealth of information, I found it necessary to embed here… ———– The New York Times: June 19, 2008 Most Doctors Aren’t Using Electronic Health Records     By STEVE LOHR     A...

Are Consumers Intereste...

Nearly eight out of 10 adults responding to a survey said they are interested in having online access to their medical records and test results, and 26% said they would be willing to pay extra for the service, according to a survey by Deloitte. Just 6% of respondents said they have...

Call for Nominations &#...

Consider Submitting Nominations for the Taskforce on States’ Roles in Electronic Health Information Exchange The National Governors Association is seeking nominations for membership on a taskforce of the State Alliance for e-Health that will examine issues regarding state government...

CCHIT certifies three m...

Healthcare IT News reports that the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology has announced three additional electronic health record products designed for use in acute care hospitals have received CCHIT Inpatient EHR 2007 certification status.  Read...

California Leads Nation...

California leads the nation in physicians using EHRs, with 37 percent of physicians reporting use of EHRs compared with 28 percent nationally, according a new study published by the Oakland-based California HealthCare Foundation. Read ...