Recently, I argued that volatility in the EHR market affects all vendors in the sector, and that large size does not shield companies from market-disruptive trends like technological innovation (Web-based EHRs), new business models, and the remarkable new vision for HIT that has been articulated...Continue
This week’s Guest: Tanya Kormeili, MD Board Certified Dermatologist Santa Monica, CA Dr Kormeili practices with another dermatology colleague. They have 3 employees and are a smaller practice. They use an EMR in their practice – e-ClinicalWorks – and had used paper in other office...Continue
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) contained a portion (Title XIII of Division A), referred to as HITECH, that is intended to support a broad effort to accelerate the adoption of Health IT and utilization of qualified Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
Over the past few weeks, since the ONC released its recommendations to CMS concerning Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), as well as the Initial Set of Standards and Certification, we have been blogging on a variety of implications these rules have on physician...Continue