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eClinicalWorks EHR Users Blog

Tutorials, Tips, and Updates for eClinicalWorks EHR Users


Over 100,000 Health Providers Sign Up for Meaningful Use

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Oct 6, 2011 2:42:00 PM

At the end of September, more than 100,000 hospitals and physicians had registered for the meaningful use incentive program, according to CMS, Government Health ITreports.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, Incentive Programs

Medicaid claims audits to begin in January

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Sep 27, 2011 2:07:00 PM

CMS adjusted the RAC program in several ways supported by doctors, including requiring auditors to employ them as medical directors.

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Topics: EHR, CMS

Four more States Registering for Medicaid EHR Payments

Kaitlyn Houseman

by Kaitlyn Houseman on Sep 19, 2011 8:55:00 AM

FL, IL, GA, and OR Now Accept Registrations

Four more states recently opened registration for their Medicaid electronic health record incentive payment programs, bringing the total of states with functioning programs to 27, the CMS has announced.

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Topics: EHR, Incentive Programs

CMS official: $400 million in EHR incentive payments issued

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Aug 8, 2011 4:01:00 PM

Tens of thousands of healthcare providers have signed up for federal electronic health-record system incentive payment programs that have paid hundreds of millions of dollars this year, a federal official said at a meeting of the Health Information Technology Policy Committee.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

First Medicare EHR Incentive Payments Totaling Over $75 Million

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Jun 7, 2011 3:28:00 PM

Providers Offered Flexibility in Adopting E-Prescribing

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

EHR Attestation and Incentive Program Conference Calls

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on May 1, 2011 2:40:00 PM

Tue May 3, 2-3:30pm ET (for Eligible Hospitals)

Thu May 5, 1:30-3pm ET (for Eligible Professionals)

 CMS is holding conference calls for eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program to provide information on the attestation process. Mark your calendars for one of the calls below.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

EHR Users Report Lower Costs, Higher Productivity

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Apr 8, 2011 2:15:00 PM

Ambulatory-care physicians who have implemented an electronic health-record system are largely satisfied with their purchases, and their satisfaction increases if they have their EHR systems optimized, according to data from a survey by the Medical Group Management Association.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

Medicare Attestation Begins on April 18. Are You Ready?

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Mar 27, 2011 2:09:00 PM

Attestation for the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program begins on April 18, 2011. In order to receive your Medicare EHR incentive payment, you must attest through CMS' web-based Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Registration and Attestation System.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, CMS

EHR Incentive Program Updates

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Feb 25, 2011 1:52:00 PM

Choosing an EHR Incentive Program

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR

Initial EHR Stimulus Registration Reveals Strong Interest

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Feb 23, 2011 1:48:00 PM

More than 21,000 providers initiated registration for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs in January and four states reported initial Medicaid incentive payments totaling $20,425,550, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced today. In addition, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced that as of Feb. 11, 2011, more than 45,000 providers requested information or registration help from 62 Regional Extension Centers (RECs). RECs provide hands-on support for providers who want to adopt and become meaningful users of electronic health information technology. This early interest in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR programs reveals strong support for these programs that will advance health care through improvements in patient safety, quality of care, and patient involvement in treatment options. 

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, GroupOne, EHR

Replacement surge sets up eClinicalWorks for ambulatory EMR growth

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Feb 23, 2011 1:44:00 PM

OREM, UT, February 23, 2011 -- Already a hot market,  ambulatory EMR sales -- both first-time and replacement -- have shot up again over the last year, and though options are more plentiful than ever, health care providers are leaning toward the tried-and-true, according to a new report by KLAS.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, EHR, EHR Training

EHR Adoption Set to Soar

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Jan 13, 2011 1:12:00 PM

The tide is turning.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, GroupOne, EHR

Registration for EHR Incentive Pay Program Hits 4,000 in Four Days

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Jan 10, 2011 1:08:00 PM

Four days after registration started, about 4,000 health care providers had begun the process of signing up for the federal meaningful use incentive program, according to CMS, Government Health IT reports.

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, GroupOne, EHR

Oklahoma, Kentucky issue first EHR incentive payments

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Jan 7, 2011 1:05:00 PM

BALTIMORE – Oklahoma and Kentucky have become the first states under the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program to make incentive payments to providers for the adoption of certified EHRs, according to CMS.

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Topics: EHR

Portal for EHR Incentive Program goes live

Jessica Graham

by Jessica Graham on Jan 3, 2011 12:56:00 PM

Portal for EHR Incentive Program goes live

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Topics: eClinicalWorks, GroupOne, EHR