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Two Texas Hospitals Leverage Prognosis EHR to Meet Meaningful Use Requirements and Receive ARRA Incentive Funds
Date:6/7/2011

HOUSTON, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the first healthcare providers to have money in the bank -- thanks to the federal government's electronic health record (EHR) incentive program -- are two Texas hospitals, Stamford (Texas) Memorial Hospital and Hemphill County Hospital, Canadian, Texas.

Both Stamford and Hemphill quickly moved from paper environments to electronic records to achieving meaningful use to be among the initial 37 hospitals nationwide, including 13 hospitals in Texas, that received their incentive checks in late May.  This is significant since hospitals that had implemented EHRs well in advance of the government's unveiling of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) in 2009 were expected to be the early recipients of the funds.

To become part of this elite group, both hospitals relied on ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR from Prognosis Health Information Systems, to overcome the cost, speed of implementation, and usability obstacles commonly cited as impediments to electronic records success. A shared web-native EHR system delivered via a "cloud computing" model, ChartAccess software applications are made available as a service over an encrypted health information network.

Both hospitals went from system selection to utilization quickly. Clinicians at each hospital then leveraged the EHR to meet meaningful use requirements between January and March – and participated in the attestation in mid-April before receiving checks from the federal government.  

"We were able to fast track our EHR efforts by choosing a powerful EHR system that was engineered for speed and by pulling together a leadership team that could teach all of our clinicians and staff members how to leverage the system to meet meaningful use criteria," says Rick DeFoore, CEO at Stamford.

"Our users began using the system immediately because it fits right into their workflow.  The Prognosis EHR includes a 'mea
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SOURCE Prognosis Health Information Systems, Inc.
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