Care360 Direct Messaging EHR: Secure, HIPAA-Compliant Electronic Messaging for Healthcare Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently introduced the Stage 2 requirements associated with the Incentive Program for Meaningful Use of an Electronic Health Record. In the new rules, which become effective in 2014, providers must meet 17 core … 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

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

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