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Join ONC for one of two webinars where the Health IT Certification Program: Enhanced Oversight and Accountability Final Rule will be discussed on December 7, 2016 and December 14, 2016 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET. The Enhanced Oversight Final Rule updates the ONC Health IT Certification Program by creating a focused ONC direct review regulatory framework, aligning…

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PJ Carter in a blog explained how the lack of interoperability resulted in extreme physical pain to his father who had to go into an eye surgery for the repair of a detached retina. His father was told by his eye specialist that and an urgent operation had to carried out. The operation began, but…

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Guest Editorial On November 9th, 2016 the United States of America witnessed a major turnaround in the administration. Republican candidate Donald Trump was voted the 45th president-elect of the United States, leading with 279 electoral votes (now up to 290). Donald Trump plans to bring about numerous changes to “Make America Great Again,” and true to…

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AmericanEHR is proud to introduce free, one-on-one EHR phone consultations for US-based clinicians. If you or your organization is looking for a new EHR system, or if you’re simply unsatisfied with your existing EHR product, contact AmericanEHR today to have one of our EHR experts do a custom analysis for your practice. Using peer submitted EHR…

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The digitization of healthcare was a much-needed change brought after years of hard work and effort. One might wonder how could one justify the expenditure of 10 billion dollars in a span of five years just on digitization! The problem intensifies when after several studies we find out that EHRs only reciprocate around 30-35 cents…

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Hearts and Minds

by on November 1, 2016

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, affects more than 60% of the U.S. population and is one of the single most common causes of hospitalization. It can manifest as anything from an acute but isolated experience of heartburn to a chronic condition eroding the esophageal lining and compounding into all manner of other gastrointestinal and digestive…

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Final MACRA Rule

by on October 26, 2016

A new complex rule is about to change the entire US healthcare industry. It will replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) and streamline the three programs. The NPRM for MACRA was passed in 2015 and after the comments and feedbacks from numerous healthcare experts, the final rule with comment period has been released by CMS….

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For the third consecutive year AmericanEHR’s blog has made the list of the Top 50 Health IT Blogs by CDW Healthcare. Back for the 4th year in a row, releasing our new list during NHIT Week gives us a chance to spotlight the thoughtful contributors who are consistently pushing the conversation forward, lending their expertise, asking…

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To commemorate the launch of National Health IT Week 2016 ONC has released their comprehensive Health IT Playbook with links and tools to help providers use their health IT. The Health IT Playbook also includes a new EHR contract guide called “EHR Contracts Untangled: Selecting Wisely, Negotiating Terms, and Understanding the Fine Print”. This guide…

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The Office of the National Coordinator has kicked off National Health IT Week 2016 by publishing a message from President Obama. The President stressed his administration’s commitment to health IT with the goal of improving people’s health through breakthroughs in innovation and technology: “When clinicians, researchers, individuals, and families have access to the tools, information, and…

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AmericanEHR cofounder and CEO Thomas Stringham is a top 25 finalist for Health 2.0’s 10 Year Global Retrospective Awards in the Industry Leaders category. Thomas has been creating innovative health IT solutions since the late 1990’s. Over that time he’s built mobile apps, online communities, and other interactive experiences to help reduce clinical administration and…

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