Category: electronic health record

Electronic Health Records Among Office-based Physician Practices: United States, 2001–2013

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009 authorized incentive payments to increase physician adoption of electronic health record (EHR) systems. The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs are staged in three steps, with increasing requirements for participation. To receive an EHR incentive payment, physicians must show that they are “meaningfully Read More >

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Physician Experience With Electronic Health Record Systems

A new report from NCHS looks at Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems that meet the meaningful use criteria have specific capabilities associated with efficient and high-quality patient care.  The criteria is set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Key Findings from the Report: About three-quarters of physicians with electronic health record systems have systems that Read More >

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