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Project ECHO Law, Faster Paper to Payment Webinar & EHR News

  Good Morning! This week’s EHR newsletter brings you a nifty webinar and two brief updates: Project ECHO became law, productivity with EHRs, and highlighting patient rights in EHR software. Also, don’t forget to forward this newsletter to one of your partners or a practitioner friend. Enjoy reading,PrognoCIS EHR Now with integrated Telemedicine and mobile …continue reading

CMS Provides MACRA Support for Clinicians

CMS Provides MACRA Support for Clinicians

The Quality Payment Program (QPP) reporting period, a part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), officially began on January 1st, 2017. Providers have between now and October 1st to begin their quality reporting for MACRA in order to ensure they won’t receive negative payment adjustments in 2019. Though MACRA has …continue reading

Compliancy Webinar & EHR Benefits to Treat Your Practice

Good Morning! This week’s EHR newsletter brings you three sweet treats for Valentine’s Day: HIPAA compliant data protection, productivity with EHRs, and improving patient experiences. Be sure to sign up for Compliancy Group’s HIPAA compliance webinar next week February 22nd at 10am PST. Happy reading, The PrognoCIS Team What’s Trending in EHR? HIPAA Compliant Data …continue reading

EHR Interoperability Efforts Stand Firm

EHR Interoperability Efforts Stand Firm

The efficiency of healthcare requires widespread and effective communication among all facets. This includes primary care physicians, specialists (such as allergists, endocrinologists, gynecologists, etc.), laboratories (in case of testing), pharmacies (in order to prescribe medication), and hospitals. Each of these areas requires extensive information about a patient in order for them to properly and successfully …continue reading

Telemedicine Webinar and Revenue Boost for 2017

Good Morning!This week’s PrognoCIS newsletter brings you articles to kickstart the new year: tips on medical billing and revenue cycle management a recap of health IT in 2016 and projections for 2017 our latest webinar on adding telemedicine to your practice Happy reading, The PrognoCIS Team What’s Trending in EHR? Health Information Technology Projection for …continue reading

PQRS Penalty Relief, Cures Act, & Big Data in Healthcare

  Happy Holidays! This week’s newsletter brings you our latest CEO Corner on applying big data in healthcare, a CMS update on PQRS penalty relief for ICD-10, and information on the impact of the 21st Century Cures Act on telehealth. Happy reading,The PrognoCIS Team CEO Corner   Can Big Data Revolutionize Healthcare? Big data’s applications …continue reading

PrognoCIS Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation

PrognoCIS Best Practices for ICD-10 Implementation

Good news for providers struggling with ICD-10: the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not apply 2017 or 2018 payment adjustments to any eligible professional or group practice that fails to satisfactorily report certain quality data to the Physician Quality Reporting System, because of the impact of the ICD-10 update. “CMS has examined impact …continue reading

The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

The 21st Century Cures Act Uplifting Telehealth

On Tuesday, December 13, 2016, President Obama signed the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act into law, to “expedite the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures and maintain America’s global status as the leader in biomedical innovation”, according to the government fact sheet. The law’s 5 broad goals have seen the most press, funding to the fight …continue reading

A Trio of Articles with Tips for Topping Revenue in 2017 

Good Morning!This week’s newsletter is focused on improving revenue growth for providers. We go over strategies for successful account resolution, capturing the Managed Medicaid market, and harnessing Big Data to work for your practice. We also give our view on the top 7 provisions of the Affordable Care Act likely to stay in 2017. Happy …continue reading

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Top 7 Affordable Care Act Provisions Likely to Survive 2017

Though the Affordable Care Act has seen its fair share of controversy, the law has had a huge impact on American healthcare.  We’ve seen the law make healthcare more accessible for millions of Americans, and also create huge rate hikes which are expected to continue increasing in the coming years. The huge rate hikes, as well as …continue reading