Electronic health records

Apple Watch at Brick Gentry P.C.
Apple Watch at Brick Gentry P.C.

Apple Watch, HIPAA, and Mobile Healthcare Industry.

When one of our more tech savvy partners recently showed us his new Apple Watch, it instinctively raised questions as to how would HIPAA regulate its use. One possible answer is that the features of this new Apple Watch may be the linchpin to a whole new culture in the mobile health industry.


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MEDICARE EHR MEANINGFUL USE PENALTY NOTICES ON THEIR WAY TO 257,000

On December 21, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing letters to physicians and other health professionals eligible to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program notifying them of a 1% Medicare payment penalty they will incur in 2015 for

Electronic Health Records will change the practice of medicine.  Physicians, hospitals, medical groups are all in the process of converting to the electronic health record.  Currently, nearly $4.5 billion in federal incentives have helped move this conversion forward.  Over the final three months of 2011, EHR incentive payments from the federal government doubled.  In