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How to select the best EHR for your practice

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  • Tech Rx
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  • Nov. 26, 2012

DOs who have developed expertise in EHRs or simply learned through trial and error share their knowledge.

Trouble choosing an EHR? Extensions are ready to help you reach ‘meaningful use’

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  • Tech Rx
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  • March 9, 2012

Government's nationwide network helps physicians select and implement electronic health records and secure performance bonuses.

Simple tips for keeping medical data secure

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  • Tech Rx
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  • Feb. 1, 2012

With the push for electronic health records, medical data have become increasingly vulnerable to security breaches.

Case study: E-prescribing upgrades pose temporary risks

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  • Tech Rx
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  • Sept. 2, 2011

Physicians doubled their old rate of mistakes within 12 weeks of using a new EHR, researchers reported.

EHR holdouts: Concerns still keeping some DOs away, but with good reason?

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  • June 22, 2011

Anxieties about cost, reliability, patient privacy weigh on some DOs. But one expert says many worries have been addressed in recent years.

Slow Internet connection dead-ends Web-based EHR for rural DO

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  • May 17, 2011

After months of searching for an EHR, Oklahoma practice pulls plug after two months.

Oklahoma DOs awarded first incentive checks in nation for ‘meaningful use’

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  • April 15, 2011

With help from a regional extension center, husband and wife team earn $21,250 for upgrading their electronic health record system.

EHR time drain: Oklahoma DO bemoans tunneling through software templates

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  • Feb. 22, 2011

“It’s frustrating,” says Joseph R. Schlecht, DO. “It takes an extra hour a day to do my work.”

Paperless from the get-go: EHRs’ efficiency, care benefits win over NY DO

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  • Feb. 4, 2011

Anna M. Lamb, DO, never even gave a thought to using paper records when she opened her solo practice.

Nation’s health IT chief: State leadership, local trust the keys to interoperability

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  • Tech Rx
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  • Dec. 2, 2010

In a Q-and-A, David Blumenthal, MD, discusses the state of health information exchange and the problems with choosing an EHR system.

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