EHR Incentives Reach $9 Billion States CMS–Over 177 Physicians and Hospitals

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There’s more data to be captured from this recent report in Healthcare IT News,  but you have to consider the move to electronic medical records a real success and with current economic times the figures show the support of the government has been a tremendous asset. Continue reading: EHR Incentives Reach $9 Billion States CMS–Over 177 Physicians and Hospitals

Ambulatory EHR Medical Record Market Is Shared by More than 300 Vendors

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Modern Healthcare reports that there are over 300 vendors in the medical record business and I know it has been growing but had no idea that the list of vendors was this large for ambulatory systems, in other words those not used by hospitals but rather by private practices.  Medical records today come in all shapes, sizes, operating systems, you name it.  Continue reading: Ambulatory EHR Medical Record Market Is Shared by More than 300 Vendors

Meaningful Use Is Not Just for the Large Vendors, Smaller Vendors Servicing Rural Areas Have Several Attestations And Are At the Top of the List

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This is an interesting article from Modern Healthcare and what a surprise to Computer Programs and Systems of Mobile, Alabama in the number one position for the largest number of hospitals using a complete EHR system with attesting.  It’s amazing that the company takes over first place from Epic which has almost become a household name with larger hospitals across the US.  Read further to see how Cerner and Meditech ranked in their respective areas.    Continue reading: Meaningful Use Is Not Just for the Large Vendors, Smaller Vendors Servicing Rural Areas Have Several Attestations And Are At the Top of the List