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More-complex care, not fraud, behind higher ER billing, doc argues

Posted by Aparna Prasad on Thu, Jan 03, 2013 @ 04:36 PM

Fraud isn't at the root of a spike in providers' billing for emergency services, a new opinion piece in the New England Journal of Medicine asserts. 

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Studies Show Physicians Still Question EMR Privacy

Posted by EHR Analyst on Mon, Dec 28, 2009 @ 10:07 PM

Believe it or not, physicians really do support the idea of EMRs. In one study of Massachusetts doctors, published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 86 percent said health information exchange would improve the quality of care, while 70 percent were of the opinion HIE would cut healthcare costs and 76 percent said it would save time.
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Don't wait until next year to implement EMR

Posted by EHR Analyst on Sat, Nov 28, 2009 @ 12:03 PM

Physician practices and hospitals that have yet to select or implement an EMR system should get a move on.

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Tags: EHR Software, EMR Software, EHR Selection, EMR System, Meaningful use