As adoption of certified electronic health records (EHRs) continues to increase, more office-based physicians are setting up electronic laboratory ordering to help increase practice efficiency. By eliminating the manual processes associated with paper-based orders, electronic lab ordering in an EHR saves time, improves order accuracy...Continue
Practice Fusion joined a growing number of health IT vendors that have signed the interoperability pledge recently introduced by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). While signing the HHS pledge represents an initial step for many EHR vendors on the path toward interoperability,...Continue
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) currently provide EHR incentive payments to eligible professionals participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs who adopt, implement, upgrade, and demonstrate meaningful use of certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology.
Practice Fusion is committed to helping all our providers meet quality reporting requirements and stay up to date on the latest policy changes. In this post, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Loomis weighs in on the proposed MACRA rule that will replace Meaningful Use, which...Continue
Many of the benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) are the enhancements they bring to existing workflows. They help ensure safe prescribing, improve the lab ordering experience, support intra-office communication, and improve care coordination. Yet the greatest benefit may be more time for care: nearly...Continue