What is ceritified EHR?

A “certified EHR technology” (CEHRT) is an EHR/EMR system that has been reviewed, tested, and certified for use in incentive and compliance programs administered by CMS. The goal of the EHR Incentive Programs, recently renamed the Promoting Interoperability (PI) Programs, is to encourage providers to use EHR / EMR software and to help them find […]

How can an EHR system benefit a private pratice?

Using an EHR system can significantly impact a medical practice’s bottom line. Specific benefits of EHR software include: Saving time by automating manual processes like charting and prescribing medications Streamlining physician workflows with scheduling, task prioritization, and communication tools Protecting against data breaches and ensuring HIPAA compliance with increased PHI (protected health information) security measures […]

What is EHR Software?

EHR / EMR software is a computer system that helps healthcare providers manage patient medical records and automate clinical workflows. EHR systems allow providers to: Create customizable templates for taking notes during patient encounters Generate reports on practice efficiency and compliance with government programs Communicate with patients and staff See patients remotely with telemedicine sessions […]