At last week’s HIMSS trade show, one of the clear messages that emerged is that SaaS-based (software-as-a-service) Electronic Health Records(EHRs) are stepping onto the main stage as the most likely way that smaller and solo practices will be able to adopt EHRs in a meaningful...Continue
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).