EMR

Whether you love it or hate it, the EMR mandate is mandatory. An average of 80% of practices have already implemented an EMR or EHR in accordance with the Affordable Care Act’s requirement to convert or pay a non-compliance fee. The other 20% will need to fall in line soon. For...

What is the EMR/EHR Transcription Mandate? With Obamacare rolled out and in full implementation, all patient data and information must be inputted into electronic EMR or EHR systems. What used to be a file folder for each patient is now an extensive online database connecting all...

Earlier this year, UCLA’s award winning hospitals were recognized with HIMSS Analytics’ acute care Stage 7 award – an honor that represents attainment of the highest level of electronic medical record progress at hospitals and health systems. UCLA should be proud of this accomplishment. Federal regulations mandate that all private clinicians,...

Now that stage 1 of EHR integration – demonstrating ‘meaningful use’ of an EHR system – has passed, there is a rejuvenated buzz to reevaluate the platforms currently used. Why? Simply there is an extraordinary amount of EHR dissatisfaction. 2013 marked the end of stage 1 for...