Health Information Technology

  • EHR Dashboard May Not Tell You Everything

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    TMA has received several complaints about missing or inaccurate information within members’ Meaningful Use and Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) dashboards. To avoid this, TMA reminds you to be aware of what – and how – you go about reporting using that vendor’s system.

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  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

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    Be in the Know When You Purchase an EHR

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    The recently updated TMA EHR Vendor Comparison Tool provides TMA member physicians access to an assessment of EHR products that have a solid Texas market base. It gives physicians a view of company information, product functionality, pricing, and interoperability capabilities when comparing EHR systems.

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  • Measuring and Managing Population Health

     

    Information and communication technologies are rapidly evolving to enhance population health management. These tools include electronic health records, health information exchanges, patient portals and personal health records, telemedicine and virtual health tools, the internet and social media, mobile devices, and wearable sensors. We describe each of these emerging health technologies and their future opportunities for enhancing population health.

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  • HIT Tools and Resources at Your Fingertips  

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    TMA works diligently to give you the tools you need to tackle the challenges of technology. Whether you need help selecting an electronic health record (EHR) or understanding MACRA or the EHR incentive program, TMA has the resources.

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  • Are Your Technology Contracts Favorable?

     

    The Coker Group, the newest company to join TMA's prestigious list of group discount program vendors, is offering TMA members free technology contract reviews.

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  • Take Action Now to Avoid 2019 Medicare Payment Penalty

    Avoid MACRA penalties  

    Wouldn’t it be great if focusing on what you did in 2017 could affect how much you get paid in 2019? Well, good news, my time-constrained friend: That’s exactly how Medicare’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) works. All you have to do is submit your 2017 data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) by March 31 to avoid a 4-percent Medicare payment penalty in 2019.

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  • Ransomware: Are Your Medical Records Safe From Attack?

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    This is a good time to review and update contingency plans so your practice will be prepared if patient information is not available at the point of care. Your cyber risk management plan should include proactive compliance with federal and state medical privacy laws, and appropriate cyber insurance to pay any direct and indirect costs.

    Find Out How to Protect Your Practice