Monthly Archives: November 2015

Preparing Your Cardiology Practice For PQRS

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Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Americans, claiming responsibility for 1 in every 4 deaths, according to the CDC. Cardiology is a specialized field that has distinct requirements for practice management and electronic medical record (EMR) software. EMR software is a key element in efficiently managing a cardiology practice and PQRS reporting.

In 2018, all eligible professionals will need to meet stage 3 meaningful use requirements. These requirements are technology focused and aim to increase engagement between the physician and the patient. Preparing for PQRS now will not only preserve the existing relationship you have with your patients, it will dramatically improve it.

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Preparing your practice for 2016

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As we approach the close of 2015, it’s important look ahead and prepare for 2016. There are a lot of changes to look out for with regards to meaningful use and PQRS standards.

The best strategy to get a head start on the new year is to be prepared. So, we’ve assembled a list of high-priority initiatives to help you get your practice rolling into the new year smoothly.

1. Meaningful use stage 3 implementation

Practices will need to meet Stage 3 minimum requirements come 2018, but because these requirements include extensive software upgrades, it is in the practice’s best interest to get started now.

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