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November, 2011

November 25, 2011  12:05 PM

Studies are revealing nothing new, time to focus on adoption!

Posted by: AllinHIT
E-prescribing, EHR, EHR adoption, eRx, JAMIA

For the past five years, I have written about, spoke on and advocated for the implementation of electronic prescribing software and electronic health records (EHRs). Labor costs concerning pharmacy phone...

November 8, 2011  4:25 PM

Reading tea leaves on the Health IT train!

Posted by: AllinHIT

For the record, I do not practice tasseography!  However, I do consider myself, as I put it, a "bottom line theorist".  As a bottom line theorist, lets say I'm using "reading the tea leaves", as synonym for the "acknowledging the obvious".  Let me explain further. I am not specially trained in...

November 1, 2011  1:21 PM

Limiting EHR risk is great, but can I get a discount?

Posted by: AllinHIT
CMS, Compliance, EHR, electronic health record, Liability, Medicare, Rep. Tom Marino, Safeguarding Access for Every Medicare Patient Act

I will never forget a discussion I had with a physician about using the e-prescribe "refill status" to monitor medication compliance with her chronic disease patient population.  The doctor made it clear that she did not want this feature "turned on" with the practice's existing e-prescribing...

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