Posts Tagged ‘meaningful use incentives’

Infographic: Meaningful Use Audits

December 5th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Meaningful use audits could recover $33M in EHR incentives, according to data from the HHS published in a recent Health Security Solutions infographic. Although the precise reason for failure is not included in the dataset, there is reason to believe from strong anecdotal evidence that failure to conduct an adequate risk analysis is the most common reason entities fail their MU audits.

The infographic looks at both pre- and post-payment audits and which states have the highest audit failure rates.

Keys to EMR/EHR Success, Second EditionIn this revised second edition, nationally recognized expert Ron Sterling, president, Sterling Solutions, Ltd., has included up-to-date information on this daily-changing topic of Health IT. A new chapter on EHR and malpractice risk has been added, as well as detailed coverage of conversion issues for practices that have an old EMR. Also, new additions on ARRA and meaningful use will help many medical practices evaluate whether an EHR investment makes sense.

Keys to EMR / EHR Success, Second Edition starts with an overview of preparing the practice for technology. From there, Sterling helps the reader define requirements, choose the right system, get physician and staff buy-in, and take the system “live” as smoothly as possible. Sterling translates his experience into a step-by-step process any medical practice can follow with ease, from first considering an EHR, all the way through post-implementation training and updates.

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Infographic: HIT Meaningful Use

April 5th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

More than 40 percent of all primary care physicians are using regional extension centers to achieve meaningful use of healthcare IT, according to an infographic released by HealthIT.gov.

Other data points highlighted in the infographic include the physician reported benefits of health IT, EHR adoption and the number of physicians who have or will apply for meaningful use incentives.

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Infographic: Meaningful Use Incentives

February 21st, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Financial incentives for healthcare providers offered by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) are still well within reach. Demonstrating meaningful use is the key to receiving the incentive payments while achieving quality, efficiency and patient safety in the healthcare system through the use of certified EHR technology.

An infographic by Greenway Medical illustrates the total dollar value of meaningful use incentives as of July 2012, along with strategies for meeting meaningful use requirements.

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