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EHR: The Benefits of Your New Addition

Get past EHR implementation “labor pains” by taking advantage of the efficiencies offered by your “newborn” system. Here’s how.

Getting a Handle on Stage 2 Requirements

Even if you’ve had success with Stage 1 meaningful use requirements, pay attention to the changes included in Stage 2.

Keys to unlock your Patient Portal and achieve Meaningful Use - Ophthalmic Professional

A patient portal is required to meet two of the 17 core measures for Meaningful Use (MU) in 2014. Are your practice and your EHR vendor ready? Will patients participate? Let’s look at what’s involved in a successful portal implementation.

Surviving a Meaningful Use Audit

By understanding your responsibilities and the documentation required by CMS, you can pass an audit with flying colors.

Meaningful Use - Finding the Resources You Need

Many of the requests and e-mails I receive ask for help to find current and correct information for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (meaningful use). The questions and needs vary, but the common problem is that there are many resources, sources and information that constantly changes. It can be difficult to find updated and accurate answers, so I have created this table as a starting point.

Can Your Practice Pass a Meaningful Use Audit?

20% of providers fail a pre-payment audit and 24% fail a full audit. Don't become one of the statistics. An ounce of prevention is worth thousands of dollars to your practice.

Understand the meaning behind the codes by reviewing ICD-10 basics

Are you fully prepared for all the possible disruptions the change will bring? How long will it take the entire health-care system to adjust to the structure of ICD-10? More importantly, how long will it take you?

Increasing mobile data security

In medical settings, HCPs use personal and practice-supplied devices to access patients’ electronic medical records, return e-mails and even take photos. Unfortunately, when logged into your practice network, these devices can create new threats related to viruses and malware. Learn what you need to do to secure patient data.

Answering Meaningful Use Stage 2 FAQs

This year, more than 250,000 providers have to meet the requirements of Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2, the EHR Incentive/Penalty program. Some ophthalmology practices struggle to understand new Stage 2 measures as well as older measures that were modified for Stage 2, particularly due to their scope of practice and the technology used.

ICD-10 and your EMR: Ready or not

Most providers are looking to their electronic medical record (EMR) to help them through this transition. They want to know if there is an easy way to look-up an ICD-10 code, if their existing ICD-9 codes for a patient will automatically convert to ICD-10, and if their exam findings can produce suggestions for the appropriate ICD-10 code.

Introduce a Mobile Data Security Protocol

If you use a smart device to communicate with patients, do you know whether their protected health information (PHI) is safe? The risks of breaching patient PHI are enormous, carrying fines from $100 to $50,000 per violation (including a maximum penalty of $1.5 million per year for violations of an identical provision) or even criminal charges and jail time. Therefore, you and your staff must be aware of the possibility of breaches and take security measures to stay HIPAA compliant.