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Videos

An Interview with Paul Martin, DO, Osteopathic Physician, Dayton, OH

An Interview with Paul Martin, DO, Osteopathic Physician, Dayton, OH

Dr. Paul Martin, an osteopathic physician from Dayton, OH shares his views on what to expect when implementing an EHR and the role of health IT in the patient-centered medical home and accountable … [View Video]

An Interview With Kevin Spencer, MD, Primary Care Physician, Austin, TX

An Interview With Kevin Spencer, MD, Primary Care Physician, Austin, TX

Dr. Kevin Spencer, a primary care physician from Austin, TX shares his views on the role of health IT in coordinated, accountable care and the keys to successful implementation of an EHR in a growing … [View Video]

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Stories

Bria

Spotlight on William Bria, MD: From Pioneer to Visionary: Advancing The Progress of Health IT

Only a man of Bill Bria’s vision, passion and good humor could describe with equal enthusiasm the power of health information technology, the lessons he learned from his physician father, and the … [Read More...]

Peter Basch

Spotlight on Peter Basch, MD: Leveraging IT for the Greatest Good

Peter Basch has a pretty simple philosophy when it comes to patient care: “Just do the right thing,” he says. Who could argue with this advice? The trouble is, it’s not always as easy as it … [Read More...]

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Blog

Perspective: It’s Not Either-Or for Patients and EHRs

Studies continue to be released that decry the time physicians spend on computers rather than patients. These studies do our field a disservice because they don’t focus on the many ways EHRs have … [Read More...]

Does EHR Use Lead to Lower or Higher Costs? An Overview

      By Peter Basch, MD, FACP and Michael Zaroukian, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS   Incorrect Assumptions Lead to Incorrect Conclusions That Misinform Policy   While … [Read More...]

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News

New FSMB Policy Addresses Appropriate Use of Social Media by Physicians

Federation of State Medical Boards | Website The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) House of Delegates adopted new policy guidelines on the appropriate use of social media and social … [View News]

CMS Posts Latest Summary of Payments Under EHR Incentive Program: Total Payments to Date Almost $4.5 Billion

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services | Website The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posted today latest payments made through March 2012, under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic … [View News]

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Resources

Certified Health IT Product List

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services http://onc-chpl.force.com/ehrcert

Official References for Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services http://www.cms.gov/ehrincentiveprograms/

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