Avicenna Medical Blog

EMRs, Meaningful Use and the stimulus money

Posted by Yehuda Bechar on Fri, May 07, 2010 @ 10:37 AM

Do you want to get the stimulus money? Of course, every body wants to get a piece of the pie. But that money comes with some strings attached. Your organization needs to demonstrate the use of an EMR within the Meaningful Use criteria.

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Chronic Disease Management and Adverse Drug Events

Posted by Yehuda Bechar on Mon, May 03, 2010 @ 11:39 AM

Here are the facts:

"One of six Americans who visit emergency rooms due to adverse drug-related events will need to be hospitalized. Drugs that commonly require monitoring in outpatient settings accounted for over half of all unintentional drug overdoses that resulted in an emergency room visit.  With monitoring, clinicians can adjust the patient's dosage to prevent avoidable adverse events."

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Anticoagulation Management and Patient Education

Posted by Yehuda Bechar on Tue, Apr 20, 2010 @ 08:45 PM

How can I make sure all my patients have the information they need to be safe?


That is a common question we get from many of our clinics. We develop chronic disease management software with configurations for many different specialties.  But one thing they all have in common is the education page.

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