Do you struggle with patient data access in your EHR system? It's a common ailment: A 2018 Surescripts survey found half of physicians wished they had better insights available from their EHRs. Plus, 88 percent of respondents wanted to know if and where patients had received care elsewhere, but only 30 percent said they had an easy time finding this information.
As an orthopaedic provider, your business relationship with your electronic health records (EHR) vendor is central to the success - or lack thereof - of your practice. EHR adoption has become ubiquitous this decade, making it more important than ever to have a reliable system that delivers uninterrupted workflows, relevant data (with no clutter) and real-time charge capture to your clinic.
Your electronic health record (EHR) is much more than just an upgrade over paper-based record keeping. It’s also integral to a more productive orthopaedics practice capable of earning payments (and avoiding penalties) from EHR incentive programs.
One of the most significant developments for orthopaedics in 2017 was the initial publication of the 2018 final rule for the Quality Payment Program, originally authorized under the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).