Most Clinical Laboratories and Pathology Groups Unprepared to Help Client Physicians Meet Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria

Because of the failure of many EHR products to obtain MU Stage 2 certification, physicians using those EHRs are being forced to buy and implement a different EHR Like the jaws of a vise squeezing together, the nation’s clinical laboratories and pathology groups now find themselves caught in the jaws of the federal government’s complex program to encourage providers to adopt and use electronic health record (EHR) systems. One jaw is the failure of many EHR systems to certify to Meaningful Use...

Challenges lie ahead for Meaningful Use and the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) incentive program: Webinar to address recent developments and how laboratories can execute better interfaces for their client physicians

PRESS RELEASE THE DARK REPORT 21806 Briarcliff Dr. Spicewood, Texas 78669 512-264-7103 o 512-264-0969  f FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ron Martin rbmartin@darkreport.com   AUSTIN, Texas (MARCH 12, 2015) — Of the 1,956 ambulatory “complete” EHRs certified in 2011, only 547 were certified at the end of 2014. That means 75% of certified EHR systems have failed to gain certification as compliant with the requirements of Meaningful Use Stage 2. Most lab managers are surprised to learn that...

What All Labs Need to Know about Recent Developments in Meaningful Use

What All Labs Need to Know about Recent Developments in Meaningful Use: Why Medicare Penalties Loom for Physicians and How Labs Can Execute Better Interfaces at Less Cost Webinar – Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Please be advised that no purchase orders to attend the live Event will be accepted after 11 PM EDT (“live participation cut-off”) the day before the Event.  Customers may still purchase the CD recording of the Event any time after the live participation cut-off.  Big Meaningful Use...

Six Health IT Companies Join Forces to Develop Interoperable EHR Systems to Better Compete Against Epic’s EHR Product

CommonWell is the name of the new organization formed to create the interoperability that would enable universal access to each patient’s health care records It was big news in the healthcare IT world when six major healthcare IT companies joined together on March 4 and announced a collaboration intended to develop electronic health record (EHR) systems that are interoperable. That is a goal that can come none too soon for clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups. The collaboration...

Meaningful Use: Phase 1 Lessons Learned and How to Prepare Your Lab for Phase 2 Requirements

Meaningful Use: Phase 1 Lessons Learned and How to Prepare Your Lab for Phase 2 Requirements Integration strategies and steps to help increase your lab’s client base LIVE AUDIO RECORDINGS – Order Now! With Meaningful Use phase 2 criteria about to become effective, the nation’s clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups will soon be tasked by office-based physicians to help them use EMRs to qualify for federal incentive payments. This second tidal wave of EMR adoption...