By now we all know this is true that is this the new normal,but a little reminder doesn’t hurt once in a while to re-address the benefits as well as the processes of implementing one.

Stimulus money has also stepped up the process as many facilities otherwise may not have been able to afford making the change.  We are still working on getting all the systems connected and that may still be a ways down the road.  The video talks again about the incentives and you hear an average family practice doctor talk about how he benefits.  The government incentives were actually in place before the Affordable Health-care Acts began. image

“Electronic medical records, if your doctor’s offices isn’t already using them, likely they will be soon.
Doctors we spoke with said while it is not necessarily a mandate to have medical records on electronic file, they said there are financial incentives and down the road financial penalties to do so.”