Evan Steele is the CEO of the electronic health record (EHR) company SRSsoft and creator of EMR Straight Talk. In 1997, facing significant problems with organizing and managing critical patient data and lacking an available, user-friendly electronic medical record software solution, he created the SRS EHR, the flagship product of SRS.
Evan Steele shares how the SGR Doc Fix will create a new MIPS payment system that would rely heavily on quality measurement, data sharing, and interoperability. Year after year, physicians live for months with the uncertainty and angst of threatened, often draconian, Medicare reimbursement cuts born out of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) budgeting formula. […]
It’s not too early to start learning about Meaningful Use Stage 2, test your basic knowledge by taking this quiz.
Amid the abundant (and yet unanswered) pleas from all quarters to extend or delay Stage 2 comes some potential good news about the scheduling of Meaningful Use Stage 3: It’s becoming clearer and clearer that Stage 3 won’t start for anyone before 2017—at the earliest.
If physicians are struggling with templated EHR exam notes now, their problems are bound to be exacerbated as EHRs layer more and more levels of complexity.
What more evidence does CMS need to prove that physicians simply find meaningful use too complex, too time-consuming, and too costly?
The meaningful use train is simply moving too fast, and the future success of the program depends on an application of the brakes.
To clearly address the meaningful use dropout rate and ensure the ongoing success of meaningful use, the government must reduce the program’s complexity.
Here’s an alarming fact: the meaningful use dropout rate is already 17%.
Evan Steele, CEO of EHR company SRSsoft discuss how physicians are spooked by EHR failure stories causing long-term EHR adoption rates to suffer.
Evan Steele, CEO of EHR company SRSsoft discuss how specialists will the be greatest beneficiaries of Stage 2 Meaningful Use.