Adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) by physicians – particularly by primary care physicians – has been a challenge, for a number of reasons. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has been charged with encouraging physicians to adopt Electronic Health Record...Continue
Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) is one of the leading features of an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system, as envisioned by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT. It is a Meaningful Use criteria, both for hospital-based EHRs and for ambulatory EHRs...Continue
The process for defining how Electronic Health Records (EHRs) will be certified, in order that physicians can “ meaningfully use certified EHRs” to access ARRA/HITECH stimulus incentive bonuses, is becoming clearer step-by-step.