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Seton Healthcare Providers of Austin Receive Medicare MU Incentives

August 22, 2011
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Today Seton Healthcare Family in Austin, Texas announced that its associated providers have each received an $18,000 check from the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after successfully attesting for meaningful use, the maximum amount allowed for 2011.

Helping its customers through the attestation process, eClinicalWorks, the Westborough, Mass.-based ambulatory clinical systems provider, provides eClinicalWorks Meaningful Use, Adoption and Quality (MAQ) Dashboards. To further meaningful use education, eClinicalWorks is conducting a series of RoadShows across the nation for medical providers, clinical staff and office administrators, with 30 shows already occurring and approximately 25 more planned in 2011. These are free interactive sessions on all 25 requirements of meaningful use and also demonstrate new features. There are also daily free Webinars educating customers on this topic. With the MAQ Dashboards, RoadShows, Webinars, newsletters, Meaningful Use Assessment and others, eClinicalWorks has developed tools and educational resources to aid providers in becoming meaningful users.


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