Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop a nationwide database for tracking accurate electronic health record (EHR) incentive payment processing transactions to healthcare professionals, agencies and institutions.
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) National Level Repository task order was awarded under the [...]
ZirMed has recently launched Patient Notebook, an innovative new website that enables healthcare providers to securely send electronic statements to patients and empowers those patients to view, manage, and pay their statements quickly and easily. Patient Notebook simplifies the payment process for patients, saves healthcare providers up to 40% on their monthly mailing costs, and is environmentally [...]
The Boston Globe published this article discussing how some doctors are not stampeding to go digital, regardless of governmental incentives to spur a nationwide rollout of electronic health records (EHR).
In the article, Dr. Robert LeBow, a 66-year-old internist and geriatrician who cares for more than 1,000 patients, is reluctant to embrace a technology that he believes carries hidden costs that include productivity loss.