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A startup by the name of Better has announced it will temporarily be putting all of its revenue towards relieving Americans’ medical debt. With national medical costs hitting $3.35 trillion last year, the startup’s pledge appears to be a nice bit of goodwill news for the more than 40% of Americans who are unable to…

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Vince Ciotti and Elise Ames of HIS Professionals LLC have ranked the rankers in a new analysis of the most popular Physician EHR review sites. Their analysis took the five most frequently used Physician EHR review sites for a test drive, and when stacked up against other popular review sites Software Advice, Capterra, EHR Compare,…

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This past week the Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a big move to abandon their in-house VistA system in favor of a commercial EHR system. VA’s decision has come after years of push from Congress to move to an EHR system that has much stronger interoperability with the DoD’s current system, MHS GENESIS, which…

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Patients looking for a slick way to monitor their blood pressure can now purchase a wireless cuff from Apple stores that’s compatible with iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The FDA approved device, known as QardioArm, has been clinically validated to provide a medically precise reading anytime, anywhere. This smart blood pressure monitor uses a triple…

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Smart baby trackers monitor a baby’s heart rate and oxygen level with the intention to alleviate parental anxiety over the risk of SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), or more commonly known as crib death. This is good news for parents whose babies are diagnosed with cardiovascular diseases but the products prove to be unnecessary and…

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As a rating and reviews website, AmericanEHR is a conduit for all kinds of customer feedback. This feedback, as you might suspect, can be less than flattering at times, and it goes without saying that it’s been a learning curve for vendors to figure out how to deal with the reality of negative commentary. Online…

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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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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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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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