NY State EPCS goes electronic controlled substances

NY State EPCS goes electronic controlled substances

Electronic prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) improves patient safety and care. It plays an important part in helping to fight America’s opioid abuse epidemic by eliminating the exposure of a practitioner’s signature and DEA number. 21 million original prescriptions for opioids were written, not including refills,

ONC Releases 2016 Interoperability Standards

Interoperability refers to systems that allow providers to share data among different practitioners, insurers, billing/scheduling systems and health information exchanges improving quality of patient care, improving efficiency of reporting and data filing, and making life saving information more readily available.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released its 80-page 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory.

EHRs Move to the Cloud

Cloud computing basically refers to a process of sharing resources to optimize performance. Practically speaking, that means using a network of computers to store and process information, rather than a single machine. Cloud based systems offer attractive benefits to many practices, especially those with less operating budget.

One major benefit to cloud based Electronic health records (EHR) is that they are cost-effective –

Expanded Section 179 Means Major Tax Breaks on Computer and Software Purchases

The “Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015” (PATH Act) has been passed by both the House and Senate and will be signed into law – it expands the Section 179 deduction limit to $500,000.  Businesses can take advantage of these legal tax incentives to help lower their operating costs. The Section 179 Deduction is a tax incentive that is easy to use,

Greenway Named Top EHR Vendor

According to a recently released study, Greenway Health is now the top ranked electronic health record (EHR) vendor for customer satisfaction among primary care physicians. As an article on Practice of the Future reveals, Greenway Health ranked first across all surveyed primary care electronic health records systems in the category of PRIVATE/INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS.

ICD-10 – Easy as 1,2,3

October 1, 2015 – less than a month away and the ICD-10 transition will be one of the largest healthcare transitions ever seen in the US. The switch will affect all healthcare providers and patients – it is an across the board switch, so providers are all ‘in it together’ focusing on the switch and the planning the implementation.

EMR Provider Microwize Technology Announces Lytec Cloud

PARAMUS, N.J., August 3, 2015  Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions –  located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Lytec Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69 per month (billing and scheduling only) or $99 per month (full suite –

EHR Use Grows

As the healthcare industry transitions from paper-based to paperless records, adoption of EHRs (Electronic Health Records) continue to grow.  EHRs are the software systems that hold all of the digital data – personal information, medical data, etc. that comprise a medical record for a patient. In 2009 the US federal government earmarked $27 billion to encourage US healthcare providers to make the switch and the UK followed suit with 2018 being the date for the public healthcare network to be entirely paper free.

EMR Provider Microwize Technology Announces Medisoft Cloud

PARAMUS, N.J., July 6, 2015 Microwize Technology – a Healthcare IT firm providing Electronic Medical Records and Medical Billing software and healthcare IT solutions – located in Paramus, New Jersey announces the release of Medisoft Cloud. With no upfront investments, access to a knowledgeable support staff and low flat monthly prices starting at $69* per month per user,

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