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Electronic Health Records - MxSecure

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Electronic Health Records - Electronic Prescribing

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Electronic Health Records - MxSecure

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  2. 2. <ul><li>Barbara Brownlee, Electronic Health Records Specialist, MxSecure </li></ul><ul><li>With MxSecure since 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>30 years in healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>17 years Sales and Marketing experience </li></ul><ul><li>BS in Medical Technology, Medical College of Georgia </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Definition of e-Prescribing </li></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>E-prescribing means the transmission, using </li></ul><ul><li>electronic media, of prescription or </li></ul><ul><li>prescription-related information between a </li></ul><ul><li>prescriber, dispenser, pharmacy benefit </li></ul><ul><li>manager, or health plan, either directly or </li></ul><ul><li>through an intermediary, including an e- </li></ul><ul><li>prescribing network. E-prescribing includes, </li></ul><ul><li>but is not limited to, two-way transmissions </li></ul><ul><li>between the point of care and the dispenser. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Source: eHealth Initiative and The Center for Improving Medication Management. Electronic Prescribing: Becoming Mainstream Practice. June, 2008. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Clinician prescribes medication using either: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand-alone e-Prescribing system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPOE system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CPOE integrated within an EHR system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check for interaction, intolerances and formulary compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Transmission </li></ul><ul><li>Dispensing </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Cost of systems </li></ul><ul><li>Potential negative impact on physician workflow and productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy ability to accept electronic Rx </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to electronically prescribe controlled substances </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Improved patient care </li></ul><ul><li>Reduction in healthcare costs </li></ul><ul><li>Office efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Government incentives </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>CMS incentive table </li></ul>2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Beyond Incentive 2% 2% 1% 1% 0.5% None Penalty None None None 1% 1.5% 2%
  9. 9. <ul><li>Eligible professionals must report the electronic prescribing quality measure through Medicare Part B claims on at least 50% of applicable cases during the reporting year </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated allowed Medicare Part B charges for the e-Rx measure codes must total at least 10% of total Medicare Part B allowed charges. </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to www.cms.gov for details </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>Physician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical or Occupational Therapist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified Speech-language Pathologist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nurse Practitioner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physician Assistant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Nurse Specialist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Nurse Midwife </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Social Worker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clinical Psychologist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registered Dietitian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutrition Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified Audiologist </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Final Interim Rule regarding Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances was recently published </li></ul><ul><li>Practitioners now have the option to write Rx for controlled substances electronically </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Defined and looked at process for electronic prescribing </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits can outweigh barriers </li></ul><ul><li>Incentives in place today for using electronic prescribing </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>For more information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>MxSecure, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>888.580.1010 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.MxSecure.com </li></ul>

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