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MU Advice: Be Careful with Extension Centers

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HDM Breaking News, October 26, 2010 Group practices seeking advice from a federally funded Regional Extension Center should proceed with caution, advises one expert at the Medical Group Management Association. In some cases, the extension centers-ostensibly designed to facilitate group practice adoption of EHR technology-may have exclusivity deals with software vendors, says Robert Tennant, senior… Read more »

SuiteMed Certification

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SuiteMed announced today that SuiteMed IMS, version 14, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on September 30, 2010 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support… Read more »

Study: EHR Cuts Long-Term Operating Costs

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HDM Breaking News, October 25, 2010 A report from the Medical Group Management Association, based on a survey of 1,324 primary care and specialty practice members, finds significant financial benefits to using an electronic health records system. Englewood, Colo.-based MGMA reports that independent practices had a median of $49,916 more revenue after operating costs per… Read more »