Over 10 Billion Paid in EHR Meaningful Use Incentives Through End of December 2012

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Government Health IT reports December 2012 was one of the biggest months for incentives with current estimates and this is due to hospitals leading the pack being there were more hospitals collecting incentives than any other month according to CMS.  Year to date numbers for incentives comes in to over $10 billion.  CMS is still working to finalize the exact numbers. Continue reading: Over 10 Billion Paid in EHR Meaningful Use Incentives Through End of December 2012

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

Notes From a Conversation With the MGMA’s Leader: William Jessee M.D.

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Last Friday, EHR Scope’s Founder, Eric Fishman, M.D. had the chance to interview William Jesse, M.D., President and CEO of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). The topics covered a range of what will be happening at the MGMA Annual Conference, taking place this weekend in New Orleans.   The following  is a summary of the key issues at AC10, discussed by Dr. Fishman and Dr. Jessee. Continue reading: Notes From a Conversation With the MGMA’s Leader: William Jessee M.D.