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published November 25, 2014

Medicare Physician Payments

Update from Julie Hart with Congressman Gonzalez’ Office As you know, a 10.6% reduction in Medicare physician payments is scheduled for July 1, 2008.  Last week, the House overwhelmingly passed …

published November 25, 2014

Sevocity® EHR Achieves Pre-Validation Certification for Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from NCQA

Sevocity is one of fewer than 20 EHRs to be certified by NCQA for PCMH San Antonio, TX – November 18, 2014 Sevocity, a division of Conceptual MindWorks Inc., announced …

published November 25, 2014

Practical Advice From the Practice Trenches

Synopsis of  “Improving Your Bottom Line” Conference Presentation by Debbie Khan, Practice Manager for Golden Triangle Family Care Center Operations/Compliance Manual: Create an Operations Manual (multiple copies if needed) that …

published November 25, 2014

Could You be Sued for NOT Using an EHR?

There’s no evidence of a provider being sued (yet) for not using an EHR – but could it happen? I often receive actual patient charts (with the PHI redacted) to do …

published November 25, 2014

How Can Your EHR Vendor Improve Your Go-Live?

A recent survey pointed to some best practices for Go-Live – how can EHR vendors help? The study published by Medical Economics pointed to several EHR Go-Live best practices in the areas of …

published November 25, 2014

Making EHR Easier

A recent survey of physicians found that 85% of those that disliked their EHR were spending more time documenting visits and 66% are seeing fewer patients. If it is taking …

published November 25, 2014

Less than 10% of EHRs are certified for Stage 2/2014

Having a Stage 2/2014 certified EHR is REQUIRED for attestation for EHR incentives in 2014 even if you are attesting to Stage 1 but less than 10% of EHRs are …

published November 25, 2014

Planning to Start Meaningful Use in 2014?

If so it is a REALLY short year for you! You may know that 2014 is the last year for EPs to start Meaningful Use and earn incentives ($24,000 per provider …

published November 25, 2014

Meaningful Use Cost Statements

Vendors are supposed to conspicuously include information on additional costs a provider would pay to implement the EHR in order to attempt to meet MU objectives. The EHR incentive program …

published November 25, 2014

Marketing Your Practice Pt. 3 – Website

If you own or manage a practice then I’m sure at some point in time you have been approached about a website.  A website should be one of the first …