MacPractice Dentist Obtains 2nd Year Meaningful Use Funds

As confusion surrounding the Federal EHR  incentive program continues to be prevalent in the Dental Industry, there are some great case studies that illustrate how some saavy dentists are taking advantage of the federal funds available to support their adoption of EHRs. We are starting to hear about dentists that have not only received the initial first year money, but have also obtained 2nd year incentive funds. Dr. Joseph Nelson, a dentist in Jamaica Plains  MA is one of those cutting edge dentists who went through the work adopting MacPractice dental software in order to improve patient care, enhance patient communications, and run his practice more efficiently.  For doing this he was also rewarded by the EHR incentive program to the tune of $29,000 just for the first two years with another $34,750 potentially still to come.

I had a chance to sit down with Dr. Nelson and discuss how he did it…