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EHRs and Pay-for-Performance

EHRs and Pay-for-Performance: The way forward for Primary Care?

 

Primary Care physicians struggle to earn even close to what other specialists such as cardiologists, urologists and orthopedic doctors do. However, the introduction of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), and the talk of an industry-wide shift towards the pay-for-performance model in the coming years have begun to stir up winds of change.

Ever since the Affordable Care Act of 2009, EHRs have been in the headlines of the healthcare industry. By now you probably know that questioning the need for such systems is redundant as they’re here to stay and, moreover, those who have used these systems properly have seen significant productivity and revenue boosts.

For Further Information: http://blog.curemd.com/ehrs-and-pay-for-performance-the-way-forward-for-primary-care/