Are you eligible for MACRA?

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Quality Payment Program Eligibility assistant In 2017, all eligible providers need to participate in MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) to avoid potentially significant penalties. How will this impact your practice? If you are a physician, physicians assistant, nurse practitioner, clinical … Continue reading

New year, new regulations. Four essential resources to guide you.

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The year 2017 is here. If you participate in a government reimbursement program such as Medicare or Medicaid, are you aware of how well you performed this past year? Have you been keeping up with the changing healthcare regulations? Have … Continue reading

10 Things That Keep Physicians Awake at Night

Mark Anderson IT futurist

The healthcare industry is changing from a fee-for-service reimbursement system to a quality and value-based reimbursement system starting by 2018. These adjustments could impact a physician’s revenue by as much as 50%*. Physicians’ offices will need to consider next-generation software … Continue reading

Top Five Benefits of Electronic Health Records for Small Practices

A Blog from MedPlus Chief Technology Officer Tom Wagner, the healthcare IT subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics While electronic health records (EHRs) are beneficial to many different types of practices, today I’d like to focus on the specific benefits that Care360 … Continue reading

EHR Benefits for Patient Populations

While the ability of electronic health records (EHRs) to accurately and completely document and store a patient’s medical history has been extensively discussed, the ability of EHRs to compile data for better patient population condition management is a topic that … Continue reading

The Growing Importance of the Primary Care Physician

According to research from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and other reports, there are approximately 350,000 primary care physicians (PCPs) in the U.S. These PCPs often act as coordinators of patient care. This means they work with patients … Continue reading

Myths and Facts of EHRs

Myth # 1: Patient privacy is at risk with EHRs As electronic health records (EHRs) and new online sharing and storing databases have become more widely implemented, there have been ongoing concerns regarding patient privacy. In a recent study from … Continue reading

April 30 Grant Deadline Approaching: Only A Few Days Left to Receive Maximum Savings

Since January, hundreds of providers have taken advantage of the Care360 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Grant Program and received 85% off the retail price of Care360 EHR. The program is part of the continuing commitment of Quest Diagnostics to remain … Continue reading

Proposed Clinical Quality Measures for Meaningful Use Stage 2

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Previously we have talked about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) incentive program for the adoption of electronic health records(EHR). The program requires providers to report on objectives and measures to prove they are using their EHR in a … Continue reading