JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 15 /PRNewswire/ — ITelagen,
Inc., innovative provider of healthcare information technology,
medical billing and electronic health records (EHR), and Bell
Medical Services, Inc., a leading regional distributor of medical
supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals welcome the US Health and
Human Services Department’s release today of the final rule on
“meaningful use” of an electronic health record (EHR).
Under the HITECH Act of 2009, health care professionals can
qualify for incentive payments when they adopt certified EHR
technology, such as Allscripts EHR from ITelagen and Bell Medical.
The regulations announced today define the “meaningful use”
objectives that providers must meet to earn these financial
incentives for automating as part of the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The solution from Bell Medical and
ITelagen, that delivers to physicians medical billing, Allscripts
EHR, HIPAA certified hosting and unlimited IT support, automates
the practices billing and assures that physicians qualify for these
newly defined incentives.
“We believe that clear guidance provided in this ruling and the
lifecycle solution provided by Bell Medical and ITelagen will help
our over 5,000 physician clients accelerate the use of electronic
health technology,” said Jeff
Schimbeno, SVP Sales & Marketing of Bell Medical.
“This is a major achievement for the healthcare industry and the
time to act is now,” said ITelagen CEO John O’Keefe. “We look
forward to helping Bell Medical’s clients achieve meaningful use
and, more importantly, realize the financial benefits of billing
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