Health Systems Use Fulcrum Methods’ EP Tracker(TM) to Assist Affiliated Eligible Professionals With Meaningful Use Registration and Attestation
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Fulcrum Methods, the leading developer of toolkits to assist health care providers with systems lifecycle project management and meaningful use, announced today the formal release of EP Tracker(TM). Hospitals, health care systems, and medical groups use EP Tracker(TM) to ensure affiliated eligible professionals (EPs) have properly registered for and successfully completed requirements to qualify for meaningful use incentives.
EP Tracker(TM) is a SaaS-based interactive tool that helps centrally administer the lifelong process of individual EP registration and reporting/attestation. In addition, the tool tracks EP funds receipt by year and program, EP funds flow, and EP funds assignment. All critical meaningful use registration, reporting, and attestation information for affiliated EPs is readily accessible in a user-friendly format. EP Tracker(TM) was developed and designed in conjunction with users of Fulcrum Methods’ Meaningful Use Assessment Tool.
“Our new EP Tracker(TM) helps establish organizational governance and oversight efforts for affiliated EPs throughout the entire meaningful use process,” said Joseph DeLuca, Chief Knowledge Architect at Fulcrum Methods. “The tool is program-ready and intuitive. It’s ideal to strengthen organizational relationships with affiliated EPs.”
EP Tracker(TM) can be used on its own or in conjunction with Fulcrum’s Meaningful Use Assessment Tool, which assists health systems assess the readiness of eligible hospitals and providers against meaningful use and certification criteria, tracks remediation initiatives, and delivers extensive reporting capabilities. Fulcrum Methods also recently released EH Tracker(TM), which helps provide administration and oversight to eligible hospitals to ensure proper registration for meaningful use. EH Tracker(TM) is incorporated into and delivered with Fulcrum’s Meaningful Use Assessment Tool.
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Fulcrum Methods is the leading provider of program and project management, planning, vendor selection, system implementation, process redesign, change management, and meaningful use toolkits to the healthcare IT industry. Our approach delivers immediate value to healthcare organizations while developing sustained core competencies and proficiency. We are a community of over 1,200 licensed Fulcrum Methods users, influencing 10,000 healthcare professionals who daily oversee thousands of complex initiatives. Our clients include Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, John Muir Health, University Hospitals, and MaineHealth, among others.
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