National Committee for Quality Assurance encourages specialty practices to coordinate more closely with primary care doctors through recognition program. Read More >

 

 

We are very pleased to announce that Aprima has been awarded Tier 1 Status by the Arizona Regional Extension Center (REC). To be accepted as a Tier 1 vendor, Aprima had to demonstrate that its EHR is certified as meeting Federal Stage 1 Meaningful Use ONC Certification requirements as well as Arizona-specific interoperability requirements. In addition, Aprima EHR had to have a significant base of Arizona physicians already using the program.

A copy of the press release announcing this achievement is on the website at Read More >

 

 

What physicians must remember when considering an EMR. Read More >

 

 

A Brigham and Women’s study finds that doctors who dictate their notes instead of using templates or typing free text have lower quality of care, as evidenced by standard quality measures. The authors postulate that doctors who use a keyboard instead of a microphone pay more attention to on-screen discrete data elements and clinical decision support messages. Read More >

 

 

Dr. Hoffman of Olson Pediatrics Featured on Local News KGW

Recently, Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman of Olson Pediatric Clinic in Lake Oswego, Oregon was featured on our local news channel 8, KGW talking about the dangers of whooping cough for infants. Dr. Hoffman also shares his knowledge about the ability for mothers to pass their immunity on to their children if they receive the whooping cough during their third trimester. Click on the link below to watch and learn more!

More from Dr. Hoffman on Whooping Cough

Practice Wise has worked with Dr. Hoffman and Olson Pediatric Clinic for over a year now and are proud to see such a fantastic provider get a chance to show off his knowledge and skill! Click on the link below to learn more about Olson Pediatric Clinic and Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman.

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