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Monthly Archives: February 2013

AmericanEHR Partners is proud to announce that we have just incorporated Meaningful Use attestation data into our EHR product and Vendor profiles, and EHR comparison searches. We’ve also added an advanced Meaningful Use attestation search tool, allowing AmericanEHR members to see attestation data for 444 certified EHR products. Through collaboration with the Office of the…

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We are very pleased to announce the winners from the recent EHR satisfaction survey conducted in conjunction with the American Medical Association. All respondents who completed a survey by January 4, 2013, were entered into the random drawing for the grand prize of a New Apple iPad or one of 5 x $100 Visa gift…

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Feeling overwhelmed by the volume of patient information that you receive daily and are required to interpret, absorb, and categorize? We hear regularly from users of EHRs that there are benefits and challenges even with the most useful features and functions. Through feedback collected via the EHR user satisfaction survey, clinicians provided the following regarding…

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When I speak to clinicians and other healthcare professionals, an important part of our discussion relates to the driving forces behind new policy, payment, and programs that, to some, seem to come out of nowhere. Whether it’s the medical home, medical home neighbor, EHR incentive program, ICD-10, ACOs, Comprehensive Primary Care, Bundled Payments, or other…

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A February 12 iHealthbeat article highlighted the explosive growth in the implementation of patient portals by physicians who are using EHRs, driven by the Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements. Dr. Michael Barr also recently reviewed the Stage 2 Meaningful Use Requirements, including the fact that practices will be dependent on 5% of their patients to view/download/transmit…

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As clinicians transition to EHRs, changes are taking place in terms of the fundamental ways in which clinical information is documented. At the core of this transition to Computerized Provider Documentation (CPD) is the tension between the clinician’s behaviors when using a paper record (habits, reminders, and cues) and the very structured way that information…

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Coming soon from AmericanEHR Partners: our 2012 EHR market share report. The report is based upon 1,429 EHR satisfaction survey responses received from clinicians for the period January 1 to December 31, 2012. The report includes data on market share by EHR vendor, EHR product,  total clinicians using a specific EHR product, and practice size…

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