2014 Definition Stage 1 of Meaningful Use

Stage 1 Meaningful Use From the  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website   The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide financial incentives for the meaningful use of certified EHR technology to improve patient care. To receive an EHR … Read More

Tier3MD Helps Sponsor 3Day Atlanta Team

3Day Atlanta Team – Marilyn’s Elves The Susan G. Komen Atlanta 3 Day walk kicked off October 17, and ended 60 miles later at Turner Field on 10/19.  Tier3MD helps sponsor 3Day Atlanta Team.  Sheryl Cherico, CEO of Tier3MD was … Read More

Same Old Healthcare IT?

Same Old Healthcare IT? Since the delay of ICD-10, what exactly is going on with Healthcare IT?  I keep hearing, “same old healthcare it”.  Is anything differnet?   I would say “not much”, but healthcare IT is always so exciting.  … Read More

Key Barriers to EMR Adoption and Interoperability

Key Barriers There are still many key barriers to EMR adoption and interoperability. The October 2014 report to Congress expresses barriers that still remain in the health IT adoption process. This progress has laid a strong base for health IT … Read More

EMR Vendors and Interoperability

Providers “wonder how well prepared their vendor will be for the future” From Healthcare IT News October 8, 2014 EMR Vendors and Interoperability…It may not come as any surprise: Electronic health record vendors don’t play well with others.  Do they … Read More

Cybercrimes and Your Medical Practice

By Sheryl J. Cherico, CEO Cybercrimes and Your Medical Practice What Is Cybercrime? What is this Cyber crime? We read about it in newspapers very often. Let’s look at the dictionary definition of Cybercrime: “It is a criminal activity committed … Read More

Will EMR data stand up in court?

October 6, 2014 Jeff Rowe, Contributing writer for Government Health IT   Will EMR data stand up in court?  While healthcare stakeholders naturally focus on the medical reliability of data recorded in EHRs, there’s another question worth asking: Would the … Read More

From an IT Support Provider’s Point of View

By Sheryl J. Cherico, CEO I have been providing IT support for Medical Practices for over 20 years.  I absolutely love it, and I feel very fortunate to be in this field.  When it comes to technology, I wake up … Read More