CMS Incentives for Meaningful Use of Certified EHR Technology Begin in Spring of 2011
11/08/2010

The Incentive RoadmapĀ®, The Meaningful Use of Certified Technology: Stage 1 provides a step-by-step approach for clarification and guidance on EHR adoption. The newly updated version of this e-manual and its accompanying video recordings are ideally suited for medical practice groups looking to chart a course to EHR incentives.

Online PR News – 08-November-2010 – – The Incentive RoadmapĀ®, The meaningful use of Certified Technology: Stage 1 is helping medical groups and organizations across the country understand the process of meeting the CMS requirements to receive EHR incentives under the HITECH Act. The latest update of this manual now includes over 70 minutes of recorded video for viewing.

Authored by Jim Tate, President and Founder of EMRAdvocate.com, The Incentive RoadmapĀ® is tailored for the medical practice looking to gain a complete understanding of the core requirements to become a ā€˜meaningful userā€™ and receive the coming CMS EHR incentives. "Having an Electronic Health Records system in a medical practice is just one of the aspects of the HITECH incentives. Providers must also ensure that the EHR system they implement and use meets the certification requirements for HITECH and demonstrates meaningful use.ā€, said Tate.

Every Eligible Professional will need to determine if when and how they will implement an EHR system that will help them become a

Tate went on to say "Every Eligible Professional will need to determine if, when, and how they will implement an EHR system that will help them become a ā€œmeaningful user of certified EHR technologyā€. The preparation and planning will be just as important as the actual implementation, training and meaningful use of the system. This manual looks at what steps providers will need to take to get ready for meaningful use."

The Incentive RoadmapĀ®, The Meaningful Use of Certified Technology: Stage 1 is available for purchase and sold exclusively through HITECH Answers, a leading provider of EHR resources. Visit www.hitechanswers.net for more information.

About the Author
Jim Tate is a nationally recognized expert on the CMS EHR Incentive Program, certified technology and Meaningful Use objectives. He brings a unique combination of skills to successfully address the complex and changing issues surrounding the CMS EHR incentives for the ā€œmeaningful use of EHR certified technologyā€ for Stage 1 and beyond.

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