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eClinicalWorks Launches Join The Network

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Sep 18, 2012 10:17:00 AM

Company Invests $10 Million over Next 12 Months to Expand Open Interoperability Among Healthcare Providers; Network Currently Supports 10,000 Physicians and Growing Rapidly

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Topics: Patient Portal, EHR, eClinicalWorks New Features

BREAKING NEWS: Final Stage 2 EHR Incentive Program Rule

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Aug 23, 2012 2:22:00 PM

Read CMS' Press Release and Fact Sheet to Learn More about the Stage 2 Final Rule

Today, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rule for Stage 2 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. The rule provides new criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to successfully participate in the EHR Incentive Programs.

“The changes we’re announcing today will lead to more coordination of patient care, reduced medical errors, elimination of duplicate screenings and tests and greater patient engagement in their own care,” Secretary Sebelius said.

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Topics: EHR, CMS, Incentive Programs

Virginia Physicians, Inc. Selects eClinicalWorks

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Aug 21, 2012 8:49:00 PM

Largest Independent Multi-specialty Medical Practice in the Richmond Area Chooses eClinicalWorks Comprehensive Electronic Health Records for 58 Providers Across Eight Locations

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug 20, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that Virginia Physicians, Inc., the largest independent multi-specialty practice in the Richmond metropolitan area, has chosen eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for its 58 providers across eight locations.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, eClinicalWorks New Features

Stage I Meaningful Use Deadline Is Approaching

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Aug 10, 2012 3:09:00 PM

October 3rd is the Last Day for EPs to Begin their 90-Day Reporting Period for 2012

Wednesday, October 3rd, is the last day for eligible professionals (EPs) to begin their 90-day reporting period for calendar year (CY) 2012 for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program. For EPs, this means that they must begin their consecutive 90-day reporting period by October 3rd in order to attest to meeting meaningful use and be eligible to receive an incentive payment for CY 2012.

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Topics: Medical Business, EHR, Incentive Programs

eClinicalWorks - EHR Market Share Leader

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Jul 21, 2012 11:35:00 AM

Report Recording Usage of EHRs Among Medicare Providers Shows Progress in Utilization

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—July 19, 2012—A June 2012 report by the Office of the Inspector General offers a look into the utilization of electronic health records (EHR) solutions. This report, titled Use of Electronic Health Records in 2011 Among Medicare Physicians Providing Evaluation and Management Services, shows progress in adoption, signaling that many practices are on board. It found that:

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

Study Ranks EHRs for Small Practices

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Jun 28, 2012 10:08:00 AM

This article came from Medscape Today News earlier this month.  It is touting the benefits of the eClinicalWorks EHR platform for small medical practices.  Do you have questions about the award-winning eClincialWorks EHR system?  Schedule a free demonstration with one of our experts today!

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, Practice Management

EHR Incentive Program Milestone: Over 100k Providers

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Jun 21, 2012 11:06:00 PM

CMS and ONC Announce Over 100,000 Providers Have Been Paid Under the EHR Incentive Programs

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced that over 100,000 health care providers have been paid under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

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Topics: EHR, CMS, Incentive Programs

Christie Clinic of Illinois Transitions to eClinicalWorks EHR

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Jun 4, 2012 12:56:00 PM

One of the Largest Physician-owned, Multi-specialty Group Medical Practices in Illinois to Use Comprehensive Electronic Health Records Solution for 150 Providers Across 16 Locations

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jun 04, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announces that Christie Clinic, one of the largest physician-owned, multi-specialty group medical practices in Illinois, will transition to eClinicalWorks comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution for 150 providers across 16 locations. Integration with the practice's laboratory, radiology, PACS, cardio diagnostics systems, among others, will extend the benefits of this technology.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Medical Business, EHR, Practice Management

eClinicalWorks Opens Chicago Office

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on May 8, 2012 8:03:00 PM

New Chicago Office to Host 2012 Users Group Meeting

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—April 24, 2012—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announces the opening of its new location in Chicago, which will provide a central U.S. presence and focus on implementation of its comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) solution. Currently, the company is headquartered in Massachusetts and has additional offices in New York City, California and Georgia.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Medical Business, EHR, Practice Management

eClinicalWorks’ Users Recieve Best Level Of Patient-Centered Medical Homes Recognition

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Apr 18, 2012 7:36:00 PM

Comprehensive Electronic Health Records Solution Aids Practices in Becoming Nationally Distinguished for Care Model Based on 2011 Specifications

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.—April 16, 2012—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announced that several customers have been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for achieving Level 3 Physician Practice Connections®-Patient-Centered Medical Home™ (PCMH) status, the highest designation available. PCMHs coordinate care in a primary care setting with the goal of strengthening the physician-patient relationship, leading to better care delivered, more involved patients and reduced avoidable costs over time.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, Incentive Programs

ICD-10 Potential Enforcement Delays

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Apr 18, 2012 6:47:00 PM

New health care law provisions cut red tape, save up to $4.6 billion

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Topics: Revenue Cycle Management, eClinicalWorks, EHR, ICD-10

GBMC Partners with eClinicalWorks for ACO Initiative

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Feb 27, 2012 2:29:00 PM

One of the Largest Community Hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic Selects eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Portal and eClinicalWorks Community Analytics

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Feb 27, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eClinicalWorks(R), a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announces that Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), one of the largest community hospitals in the mid-Atlantic, has expanded its relationship with the company to include eClinicalWorks Care Coordination Portal and eClinicalWorks Community Analytics. This will aid GBMC in meeting its objectives as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), coordinating care across the continuum as well as evaluating population health and quality improvement activities.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Patient Portal, EHR, ACO, eClinicalWorks New Features

5010 Electronic Claims Submission 496 Edit

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Feb 25, 2012 12:42:00 PM

5010 Electronic Claims Submission 496 Edit And Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Denials

Denial for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services

CMS has received reports that providers are receiving denials for advanced diagnostic imaging (ADI) services they are accredited to perform.  We have taken action to correct the situation.  CMS has instructed all contractors to review each ADI claim denial, and reprocess those claims that were deemed to be incorrectly denied, in a timely manner.  Providers do not need to take any action in this situation.

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Topics: Revenue Cycle Management, EHR, CMS

Sebelius says $3.1B paid out for EHR incentives

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Feb 21, 2012 1:04:00 PM

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that 2,000 hospitals and 41,000 physicians have received $3.1 billion in incentive payments for the meaningful use of certified electronic health records (EHRs).

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Topics: EHR, CMS, Incentive Programs

eClinicalWorks Announces eClinicalWorks Community Analytics

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Feb 21, 2012 12:58:00 PM

New Module Assists in Managing Population Health

LAS VEGAS, HIMSS CONFERENCE, BOOTH #531—February 21, 2012—eClinicalWorks®, a market leader in ambulatory clinical systems, today announces eClinicalWorks Community Analytics, a solution for data analytics. Designed for communities and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Community Analytics provides reporting, alerting and messaging capabilities necessary to manage population health.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, Patient Portal, EHR, Practice Management, ACO, eClinicalWorks New Features