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    Features Comparison Chart

    EHR FeaturesDonation ProgramComp Priced Vendors (eClinical Works, NextGen)Budget Vendors (Practice Fusion, Amazing Charts)
    CCHIT Certified EHR
    Vendor states will meet ‘Meaningful Use’ criteria
    YesSomeNot known at this time
    Practice Management software
    Fully integrated with EHR
    YesSomeNo – extra cost
    Clinical data exchange
    Integration of outside lab/rad/path results and hospital transcribed reports
    YesNone (out of the box)Extra cost
    Structured note creationYesYesYes
    Integrated dictationYesYesNo
    Patient portalYesSomeNo
    Handheld applicationYesSomeNo
    Document scanning utilityYesYesNo
    Electronic referralsYesNoNo
    Pocket library
    Library of reference and patient care information on a handheld PDA device
    ePrescribing Yes (No fees)Many (additional fees)Additional fee
    Physician Homebase
    Integrated portal to provider information
    YesNot knownNo
    ASP architecture
    No on-site server required
    Secure enterprise wide messaging (TASK) for everyone on the systemYesSomeNot known
    Phone Call Processing ModuleYesNoNo
    Charge capture ModuleYesYesNot known
    Immunization ModuleYesYesNo
    Health Maintenance Plan Module
    Screening procedures etc
    Ability to create a customized Order Set for printing
    FlowSheet Module
    Ability to graph or flow results visually
    Clinical Decision Support
    Condition to drug (eg Renal, Hepatic etc), drug to drug, drug to allergy etc
    YesYesNot known
    "Chart2PDF" - new function- coming soon
    Can export whole or part of chart to disc, flash drive etc. as required for meaningful use
    24/7 support via phone, email etcYesSomeNo

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    Estimated Practice Costs

    Assuming EHR implementation January 1, 2011

    Costs2011 2012 20132014 2015 Total
    EHR Cost (yearly, per MD)348034803480193321933249,104
    Office Infrastructure Costs(Est., per MD)400010001000100010008,000
    CMS Incentives(18000)(12000)(8000)(4000)(2000)(44,000)
    Total Practice Costs(10520)(7520)(3520)1633218332$13104
    Average Yearly Cost per MD      $2621.

    Assuming no EHR implemented

    Costs 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
    EHR Cost (yearly, per MD) 0 0 0 0 0    
    Office Infrastructure Costs 0 0 0 0 0    
    EHR Govt Incentives 0 0 0 0 0    
    CMS Penalties 0 0 0 0 -1%

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