August 2018 - Curas Inc

Hardware Reviews

eClinicalWorks version 11 is loaded with new functionality. With additional features come additional hardware requirements. To ensure the smoothest transition to v11, Curas is reviewing hardware specifications before scheduling the v11 upgrade. The project team will schedule, and the technical services team will provide both minimum and recommended hardware specifications for your practice.

Windows End-of-Life

Microsoft is set to end extended support for both Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. That means no updates or fixes will be available, nor will there be any online support offerings from Microsoft. It is time to begin planning the Server migration to Windows Server 2012 R2 (planned support until 10/2023) or Windows Server…

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T1015 Code Billing

We have recently discovered that many of our health centers are not aware of the new feature that allows you to streamline T1015 ePosting. In the past, when using the newer T1015 feature, you had to manually post the ERA. eCW has a new option that addresses ERA payment posting that allows the payment to post to the first line…

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V11 feature highlight – Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

With V11, you know longer need to go to an extern website to access prescription drug data. eClinicalWorks, with the help of APPRISS Health now provides this information within your EHR. This information is accessible within the Current Medications, Treatment, and Telephone Encounter screens. You can go to the Appriss Health website to see if your state is integrated. If…

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MIPS Update, September 2018

With the end of the year quickly approaching, the last 90 days window for 2018 starts in on October 1st. While MIPS Quality reporting was for a full year in 2018, there are still several items that only required 90 days of reporting in 2018. MIPS ACI – With no scoring advantage for reporting the Advancing Care Information Performance Activity…

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