References.  Romano, M. and Stafford, R. (2011). Electronic health records and clinical decision support systems: impact on national ambulatory care quality. ... 2011). Electronic health records and quality of diabetes care. New England Journal of
Health care reform, pricing transparency and the movement away from fee-for-service payments mean the times are changing for American medicine. ... The tool currently tracks ICD-10 coding, the Medicare quality reporting and e-prescribing incentive
Fisher's, have offered patients opportunities to review their files. Recently, however, some large health systems have begun experimenting with using electronic health records to provide more convenient access for patients. ... About 60% of participants
There are a number of inevitable consequences of the economic pressures in health care. ... Electronic health records and other forms of information technology are becoming important tools to transform health care and manage patient populations.
The American College of Physicians is known for its advocacy on behalf of the “big” issues facing American health care, and deservedly so. ... Starting in 2013 and continuing through 2014, internists or group practices can be exempted from the
Charles Friedman, PhD, director of the Health Informatics Program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, has proposed a two-stage knowledge assessment in which the examinee would be asked ... Both barriers could be largely eliminated if the data on
Solo practice vs. integrated health systems: What's best for primary care reform? ... The buzzwords of cutting-edge primary care reform--the medical home, coordination of care, electronic health records--have usually been associated with large integrated
A physician relates how online communication with patients has streamlined his health care delivery and even provided a trickle of revenue. ... SAN DIEGO—Most small practice physicians—9 out of 10, according to a 2008 government survey—have yet to
Members of the CPII staff, with grant funding from the Physicians' Foundation for Health Systems Excellence, worked with 30 small internal medicine practices. ... includes guidance for electronic health records and e-prescribing.
Electronic health records ($20 billion). Starting in 2011 and 2012, physicians and other providers who purchase a certified electronic health record (EHR) and use it for “meaningful purposes,” like electronic prescribing ... funded under Title VII