News - 2013 Archive

December 23, 2013

Adoption of EHRs Continues at Rapid Pace; Timeline to be Modified New data shared by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) show that the adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records (EHR) surged in the period between 2009 and 2012. During this time, adoption almost doubled among...
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December 19, 2013

Twenty-four percent of Americans surveyed in August indicate they are currently using electronic medical records (EMRs) to check test results, order prescription refills and make appointments. More telling is that more than half of those surveyed say they take the availability of EMR technology into account when choosing a provider....
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December 16, 2013

To aid in the mission of ensuring freestanding emergency centers have a representative voice in the state of Texas, EPOWERdoc recently became a member of The Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers (TAFEC). TAFEC, based in the state's capital of Austin, is the first and only statewide association in the...
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December 12, 2013

Among the primary benefits of a Meaningful Use certified EHR is the ability for physicians and members of the care team to have immediate access to test results and the ability to exchange prescription data electronically. A recently released study, conducted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health...
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November 8, 2013

At the recent American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly in Seattle, EPOWERdoc and strategic partner Motorola had the opportunity to showcase their new partnership aimed at technology that improves efficiency, safety, and the quality of care in the Emergency Department. The partners showcased their innovative technology at the...
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October 10, 2013

Those familiar with Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) can attest to the fact that when issued a challenge, these organizations are quick to rally. Because of their relatively small size, CAH are built to respond to trends and adopt best practices quickly and efficiently. To push CAHs and other small rural...
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October 2, 2013

It may be surprising to you, but federal legislation drives a lot of what we do at EPOWERdoc. From some of the more well known pieces of law like HIPAA to the somewhat recent roll-out of the HITECH Act of 2009, we have a unique strength in molding solutions that...
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September 19, 2013

There is little doubt that the use of Electronic Health Records (EHR) promote efficiency and effectiveness in the care of patients. Seeing the value of the widespread use of EHR, the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) established an incentive program in 2009 to reward providers for adopting the...
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May 14, 2013

EPOWERdoc and Texas Emergency Care have reached an agreement to implement EMRDoc throughout the Houston based health system. EMRDoc will be installed in a total of three stand-alone Emergency Departments, currently operated by Texas Emergency Care. The system currently operates stand-alone Emergency Departments in Atascoctia, Pearland and Cyrpress, all suburban...
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May 7, 2013

EMRDoc Coding Module
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