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Guest Consultant Cindy Dunn: Medical Practices Need to Start Now to Plan for a Happy New Year in 2013

Changes in health-care policy, new regulations, financial incentives and penalties have a direct effect on all healthcare organizations.  As we round the corner towards 2013, take a few minutes to create an agenda of Medicare Incentive Programs and a few management initiatives to review with your physicians and leadership team.

Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Most practices have an EHR but often times it is not fully implemented:

  • Are all of your physicians using the EHR?
  • Do you have the latest version?
  • Are all of your employees and providers trained properly?
  • Are you utilizing all of the available functionality?

Meaningful Use (MU)

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