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5 Key Questions for Choosing the Right Electronic Health Record (EHR)

So you have decided to look for a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. What next? Choosing the software, right! So, how do you select the one right for you? What factors do you consider while choosing the software that works for your practice? ModuleMD EHR With hundreds of EHR systems out there in the market, selecting the EHR system that addresses your practice needs is not always simple. read more

5 Tips for Getting Your Staff Trained on a New EHR

Perhaps, one of the most challenging aspects of implementing an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system is getting your staff on board. Without proper training and education, it can be daunting for healthcare professionals and other staff to walk through the system. Providing general training wouldn’t work for all; in fact the intensity of training you provide should be specific and personalized for each user role and skill level. read more

First EHR Using the Carefluence OpenAPI for Interoperability Requirements to Achieve Modular Certification for Stage 3 of Meaningful Use

ModuleMD WISE version 9.0 is the first EHR using the Carefluence OpenAPI product for interoperability requirements to achieve 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC-Health IT). This certification positions all of ModueMD’s customers to attest for Stage 3 Meaningful Use with respect to interoperability requirements. Testing and certification was performed by Drummond Group LLC, which has been authorized by ONC to test software for compliance with the interoperability requirements of the Meaningful Use program using ONC’s 2015 Health IT Certification Criteria. read more

Four Benefits to Adopting an EHR with Cloud Technology

After three year of Meaningful Use Stage 1, knowing what type of electronic health records (EHR) system still baffles physicians. The question of cloud technology always arises when considering to transition another EHR or even to purchase a new EHR system. Physician no longer need to be burdened with the intensive capital expense that impacts their practice. A SAAS (Software-As-A-Service) EHR stores medical data, commonly referred to as the Cloud, can retrieve data from any device any location. An EHR with Cloud Technology can drastically reduce the practice’s operational costs and provide four benefits: read more

An Integrated EHR - More than One Good Reason to Change

We have all made snap purchases and then realized that the product may not meet our needs.  When it come to an EHR, though, that snap decision may have been costly to your practice.  Some EHRs are accumulating dust or being minimally used, only for the practice to revert back to paper charting, or really never abandoning paper charts at all. Practices need to weight the decision that went into initial purchase, with the time and investment of replacing of a new system.  When it becomes more painful to stay with your EHR system, isn't it time to consider replacing it with an integrated solution? read more

3 Reasons to Adopt an EHR before Retiring

Many physicians, who plan to retire in the next two years, have decided not to adopt an EHR reasoning, "I will retire by the time the CMS penalties hit, so why bother" or, "The penalties will not affect me much...I'll just close my practice".  What about your practice?  Does it truly make sense to walk away from an established practice just to avoid adopting an EHR?  Closing a practice to avoid an EHR is not a good exit plan. read more

Great Lakes Health Information Exchange Partners with ModuleMD

Lansing, April 10, 2013 - ModuleMD announces the partnership with Great Lake Health Information Exchange (GLHIE) as a strategic alliance in electronically connecting physician practices with health care systems. Because of the meaningful use requirements of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009, health information exchanges are rapidly growing. Health Information Exchange (HIE) provides the capability of sharing clinical information electronically among disparate electronic health record (EHR) systems. read more