Some Doctors Cite that EHRs and Related Costs are One of the Underlying Reasons Private Practice Doctors Are Seeking Employment

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This report has a few different twists and turns to it and this is a survey but it does make one point about the frustrations and costs that private practices think about today.  We all know the way of the future is electronic medical records in one format or another and the choices are there.  Over half of the doctors mentioned that the government requirements combined with all the changes with managed care was becoming a lot to handle, and take care of patients too. Continue reading: Some Doctors Cite that EHRs and Related Costs are One of the Underlying Reasons Private Practice Doctors Are Seeking Employment

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

In the News: An Overview of Ingenix CareTracker EMR

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Ingenix is back in the news with recent CCHIT certification under ONC-ATCB meaningful use guidelines.  As more companies are certified and the EMR/ EHR market begins to settle; larger players like Ingenix stand with an advantage.  Over the next several months, we will be blogging about specific characteristics that make the most- recent versions of each record system competitive.  With this in mind, we thought we would take a more in-depth look at what Ingenix’s EMR software, CareTracker, offers its subscribers. Continue reading: In the News: An Overview of Ingenix CareTracker EMR