SAN DIEGO – DR Systems, one of the most respected names in healthcare information systems, will be exhibiting its cloud-based e|HR Meaningful Use for Medical Imaging solution at the 2012 Radiology Summit of the Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA).
The RBMA 2012 Radiology Summit will be held May 20-23 in Orlando, Fla. DR Systems will be at booth #502.
Radiologists and their practices can receive federal bonus payments of up to $44,000 per radiologist by implementing the system to comply with meaningful use requirements.
An estimated 90% of radiologists are eligible for radiology incentive payments from CMS, according to the American College of Radiology. Radiologists will have to qualify by October 3, 2012 to earn the full $44,000, however. Failure to comply with meaningful use requirements will subject radiologists and others to future financial penalties.
“The best kind of EHR for radiologists is a cloud-based, vendor-neutral, and complete ambulatory system that can aggregate data from patients and upstream systems like a PACS, RIS, or HIS,” said radiologist Murray Reicher, M.D., F.A.C.R., DR Systems’ co-founder and chairman. e|HR was designed to meet these criteria.
“For practices seeking the maximum federal payments, the urgency of beginning a meaningful use implementation right away can’t be understated,” Dr. Reicher said. “Only by starting now is a practice likely to have an EHR fully implemented by the October 3 deadline.”
“It is also crucial to meet meaningful use requirements with an EHR that affordably meets the requirements and suits a radiology practice’s workflow.”
Dr. Reicher is a recognized authority on cloud-based meaningful use and author of an article on the topic published in the September 2011 issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology (JACR).
e|HR was certified as a complete ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR) by InfoGard, an Authorized Testing and Certification Body of the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC-ATCB).
Benefits of e|HR Meaningful Use for Medical Imaging include:
- No hardware purchase or resident software. As a cloud-based system, e|HR works entirely with browser technology.
- Vendor-neutral, offering plug-in options or standalone functionality.
- Radiologists can use it from multiple locations.
- Designed for radiologists’ workflow.
Live e|HR Product Demonstration with Q&A on May 23, 2012: Register here
About DR Systems, Inc.
DR Systems is the leading independent provider of enterprise imaging and information management systems for integrated healthcare networks, hospitals, and diagnostic imaging centers. Over two decades, the company has helped more than 600 hospitals and imaging centers lower their cost of operation by improving management of patient information, eliminating ancillary IT systems and interfaces, and increasing workflow speed, while also providing better clinical quality and patient care.
For more information, call 800-794-5955 or visit www.drsys.com.