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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 In Need

CMS Provides MACRA Support for Clinicians In Need

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

HIPAA Compliant Data Protection in the Cloud

HIPAA Compliant Data Protection in the Cloud

HIPAA compliance is a crucial prerequisite for any company remotely dealing with any healthcare information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was signed into law under the Clinton Administration in order to ensure the privacy and security of medical information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule dictates the usage of Protected Health Information …continue reading

Telemedicine and EHR Integration with Wearable Technology

Telemedicine and EHR Integration with Wearable Technology

People have fallen in love with fitness and showing off their progress with a seemingly endless variety of wearable products. These devices have a wide assortment of functionality, from measuring heart rate, to monitoring how many calories they have burned, to counting the number of steps taken – they can even detect abnormalities in sleep patterns. They have …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

e-Prescription Market Growing Rapidly

e-Prescription Market Growing Rapidly

E-prescribing systems allow healthcare professionals to submit and receive prescriptions electronically either through standalone e-prescribing software or modules integrated with electronic health record software. E-prescriptions help reduce medication errors and improve quality and efficiency of patient care by: Actively promoting appropriate drug usage Providing information to providers and dispensers about formulary-based drug coverage Speeding up the …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