Power of patient Portal

Many practices are beginning to enjoy the power of patient portal provides to better engage with patients — even to collect payments. But for Jennifer Cossin, billing manager, it’s the portal’s potential that holds the most promise.

“Honestly, you absolutely need an online presence today,” Jennifer said. “But there are a lot of things that we could do with our portal,

MACRA, The New Payment Reform: How To Avoid Penalties

MACRA

 

Welcome to the world of MACRA!  In this video webinar the EHR team explains the difference between MIPS and APM as well as the requirements they have.  Changes from existing programs (MU & PQRS) happening in MIPS are discussed and suggestions for practice work flow to meet the requirements are provided.  

MIPS Track, What’s the MACRA Quality Payment Program?

MACRA: MIPs Track

MIPs, is one of the MACRA tracks, during this webinar recording, we will take you into a deep dive into the composite score and four performance categories that make up the Merit-Based Incentive System which include: Quality, Clinical Improvement Activities, Cost, and Advancing Care Information.
We will go over how they relate to Meaningful Use and PQRS,

EHRs in the Cloud

EHR in the cloud, unlike a local server or personal computer, cloud computing uses remotely hosted third-party servers to store data in large data centers. The data is then shared with other devices and consumed by customers on-demand over the internet much like electricity is shared over a grid. As a quick example, imagine the time,

2016 EHR Trends Include Mobile Access

EHR Trends Include Mobile Access by Physicians and Patients

A well-known research firm, Black Book forecasts the healthcare cloud market in the U.S. and Europe to grow nearly 24 percent by 2020. By living in the cloud, EHR records are accessible by physicians and patients alike. And making the accessibility even more convenient is the ability to reach the data records via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Meaningful Use Usergroup: February

There is an extremely important deadline coming up in February 2016 for Meaningful Use Core Objective #10 – Public Health Reporting. EVERY provider attesting to MU in 2016 must attest to two (2) Public Health Objectives. The options are:

(1) Immunizations State Reporting;
(2) Syndromic Surveillance Reporting; and
(3) Clinical Data Registry Reporting.

Providers MUST be registered and actively engaged with the registry by FEBRUARY 29th, 2016. If they are not, they will NOT be able to attest to Meaningful Use for the reporting year of 2016.

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