EMR Government Mandate

There are many views with regards to the President Obama’s capability to make sure that all medical records inside the United States are converted to the electronic format by 2014 but there is no denying the truth that an increased adoption of EMR or electronic medical records by physicians, healthcare organizations and their related organization associates is now a gradually-progressing certainty.

A rather recent legislation further underlines the initiative for moving onto the electronic platform of storing patient medical records-called the American Recovery and Reinvestment or the ARRA. This legislation is aimed at doing a lot more funding including a network of incentives that can be directly resourced towards healthcare professionals or physicians who are able to adopt EMR and abide by the thought of “meaningful use” of Electronic Medical Records by 2014.

The year 2014 is also essential in the perspective that from 2015 onwards, penalties are possibly to … Read More