PQRS exemption, Qualify for 2014 incentive and avoid 2016 Penalty

For practices not currently participating in the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), another Medicare penalty is looming. Take action now to sign up to prevent it. Read more ›

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Secure Messaging for Transition of Care to Ensure Your Compliance to Meaningful Use Stage 2

The digitalization of data increased the opportunities to involve patients in their health care. Though, standard email runs the risk of violating HIPAA policies unless it is encrypted. By utilizing Direct Secure Messaging, patients and staff alike can experience all the benefits of using email, but in a HIPAA-compliant manner.

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A Complete iPad EHR App for Your Practice, Download Now from the App Store!

iPatientCare EHR on the native Apple platform is one of the most capable iOS based healthcare solutions for the physicians and other healthcare providers seeking solutions that work natively on iPad and iPhone. Most EHR solutions available on iPad work through Safari or a browser. Only a few are actually designed to work on native iOS to provide those familiar gestures and point-and-tap user interface of Apple tablets and smart devices. Among the ones which are available today, most provided very limited capabilities on iPad. However, iPatientCare is a clear departure from such first generation EHR. It is clearly a significant improvement and can easily be identified as an EHR for the GenNext! Read more ›

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iPatientCare stands at 10th Position on Capterra review – 2014

Yet another achievement by iPatientCare

iPatientCare once again makes a mark by standing at 10th Position on Capterra review this year, which was 12th in the year 2013.

iPatientCare takes pride in announcing the inclusion of iPatientCare EHR as one of the nation’s top 20 most popular EHR Software Solutions by Capterra. Read more ›

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iPad Healthcare Apps Corroborating mHealth Initiatives

The healthcare IT industry has always been positively impacted by improvements in technology. The emergence of mHealth (mobile health) permeated the increased use of mobile devices, including mobile phones, tablets, and PDAs, for ensuring optimum patient health. mHealth involves the use of communication and information technology in order to ensure sharing of confidential medical information securely across disparate smart devices. iPad medical applications have made a significant contribution for enhancing the levels of patient engagement and safety. Whilst helping patients in monitoring their health, these apps help practices in bringing down their cost of operations, and enhance overall efficiency. Read more ›

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Eligible Professionals: Review Changes in Stage 1 Meaningful Use Criteria that Begin in 2014

Are you a Medicare eligible professional who is participating or planning to participate in Stage 1 of the Medicare or Medicaid EHR Incentive Program this year? The Stage 2 rule for meaningful use included changes to Stage 1 requirements that took effect on January 1, 2014. Read more ›

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Thumbs Down To ICD-10 Delay, Be The Early Bird!

A number of healthcare providers were expecting to implement ICD-10 code this October. ICD-10, the vastly expanded system of diagnosis and insurance billing codes, has been designed to provide a better way to track and study disease trends, reduce coding errors, use more innovative payment methods, and improve care and quality management. Software systems were being upgraded; different systems were being checked for ICD-10 compliance, doctors and workers were getting trained, and a lot of other activities were performed by healthcare organizations to ensure compliance to the ICD-10 implementation deadline. Read more ›

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iPatientCare miGlass – The New Revolution Proving The Pertinence of Google Glass in Healthcare

Advancements in technology have always been hailed owing to their contribution to the betterment of humanity. Google glass is one novel technology that has left the world more than amazed. As with other technologies, suspicions regarding its success were raised. Outdoing all the misgivings, it has climbed heights of popularity and emerged as the most happening wearable technology. Read more ›

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25th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey

Today, at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, HIMSS published the results of the 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey, which highlights the journey of health IT over the past 25 years. The Survey examines a wide array of topics crucial to healthcare leaders including IT priorities, issues driving and challenging technology adoption and IT security. Read more ›

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CMS Extends 2013 EHR Attestation Deadline for EPs, Offers Attestation Assistance to Hospitals

On Friday, February 7, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took steps to address challenges with the Meaningful Use Attestation process.

Providers have been commenting for the past several weeks about the issues they have encountered with trying to attest their Medicare EHR Program participation. CMS appeared to recognize the issues that providers have been experiencing and has had an announcement on its EHR Registration and Attestation website that stated, “due to the large volume of providers attesting, please consider attesting during non-peak hours to avoid system delays.” Read more ›

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