Health Information Technology

  • 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 the EHR incentive program or information on e-prescribing, TMA has the resources.

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

  • HIT Articles

    Apply for Meaningful Use Hardship Exception by July 1

    Hardship

    If the 2015 meaningful use modification rule delay prevented you from meeting the criteria for the 2015 reporting year, listen up. You need to review the hardship application categories to see if any of them apply to you.

    Learn About the Hardship Exception
  • Patient Access to Their Health Info: HIPAA, Meaningful Use

    Med rec HIPAA  

    Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, patients have the right to access protected health information (PHI) in their medical record. Under the meaningful use program, physicians can receive incentive payments under Medicare and Medicaid, and avoid payment reductions under Medicare by giving patients the ability to view online, download, and transmit their health information.

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  • EHR Buyer Beware: Issues to Consider When Contracting with EHR Vendors

    Contract EHR  

    This paper discusses eight important EHR contract terms your medical practice should consider before signing an EHR contract.

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  • New TMA Resource: Electronic Patient Engagement Tools

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    With high-deductible health plans and a greater push for personal responsibility, many patients are interested in engaging more closely with their physicians and other health care professionals.

    Read the Whitepaper