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Free Webinar: Expert Advice on Choosing the Right EHR for Your Practice

January 14, 2011

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Expert Advice on How to Choose the Right ONC-ATB-certified EHR System for Your Practice 

To qualify for the CMS EHR Incentive Program for Stage 1 that began January 1, 2011, Medicare and Medicaid practices must use “certified Electronic Health Records technology” in a “meaningful manner.” The question is: how do you select the RIGHT system for your unique practice needs? During this event, DrFirst will host an informative webinar featuring industry expert Jim Tate and Steve Milim, F.A.C.O.G, F.A.C.S., Chief Medical Officer of ONC-ATB certified EHR partner AZZLY, who will present following:

  • EMR vs. EHR Defined
  • Gaining EHR Implementation Buy-In from Staff
  • Universal, Unique, and Debatable Benefits of EHRs
  • Narrowing the Field of EMR Vendors: Details to Consider When Evaluating EMR Vendors
  • EMR Vendor Background Check

Date:   January 28, 2011

Time: 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Q & A follows presentation of the material.
Reserve your webinar seat now at:

About the presenters:

Jim Tate, founder of EMR Advocate and author of the well-received book The Incentive Roadmap. He is a nationally recognized expert on ARRA Stimulus incentives, certified technology and Meaningful Use. His consulting company EMR Advocate, LLC brings a unique combination of skills to successfully address the complex and changing issues surrounding the CMS EHR Incentive Program for the “meaningful use of EHR certified technology” for Stage 1 and beyond.



Steven J. Milim, F.A.C.O.G., F.A.C.S,  Chief Medical Officer of AZZLY, guides the development of the AZZLY EHR/PM/PHR solution to ensure that all elements are based on the mindset and needs of a clinical physician. As lead designer, he puts the AZZLY vision into practice so doctors can document the patient encounter with unprecedented simplicity, maximize their revenue stream, and capture new revenue previously out of reach.  Steve Milim’s career spans a wide spectrum of medical disciplines, ranging from 24 years in private practice to serving as a consultant and business development advisor for companies providing Web-based health solutions.

If your practice is ready to go paperless and you want to qualify for HITECH Act incentive funds, you’ll want to make an informed meaningful use decision.  Registrants of Series 2 will receive invitation for the final part of our Webinar Series: Now What? How to Meet the 90-day Attestation Requirements and Get Paid Fast!

If you missed Part 1 of the series, Meaningful Use 101:  What Are My Options?  What Does it Mean to Me?”  you can still see it on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/DrFirst.

If you are NOT ready to go 100% paperless, check out Rcopia-MU, DrFirst’s certified ONC-ATB system, the perfect solution for practices who are interested in qualifying for ARRA HITECH incentive payments with a stepping stone approach to a full EHR.

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Irene Froehlich

Ms. Froehlich has been with DrFirst since its inception in 2000. In her role as Director of Marketing, she oversees the planning, directing, and coordinating all marketing and public relations efforts at DrFirst. Ms. Froehlich has a B.S. in Communications from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

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