Announcing, a New Information Service Focused on Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentives

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Proxy Capital today announced the launch of a new, free information service, The website provides doctors and other medical professionals with the information they need to maximize their incentives and productivity from adopting and using electronic health records (EHR).

The early focus of is on the government Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. These programs are designed to encourage the widespread use of EHR systems, thereby improving the Nation’s health care and reducing health care costs. Those health care costs totaled $2.6 trillion and accounted for 17.9% of US gross domestic product in 2010.

The Medicare and Medicaid incentives help doctors overcome the economic barriers to the adoption and meaningful use of certified EHR systems. The incentives can be as much as $44,000 or $63,750, respectively, over several years for each eligible medical professional meeting the program requirements.

According to Dr. Bob Coates, CEO at Proxy Capital, “ makes it faster and easier to find accurate, up-to-date information on the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, including contact data, program guides, and EHR vendors. The overall design is visually appealing and uses the latest Web 2.0 technology.”

One notable feature to the website is the “7-Minute EHR Guide”, a brief but comprehensive overview of the EHR incentive programs. Other features include detailed sections on the EHR incentive programs; choosing and using the right EHR system; winning at meaningful use; and attestation.

The website also includes multiple directories that have been optimized to provide users easier access to pivotal program-related EHR information and resources, including:

  • Regional Extension Center (REC) contact information
  • Regional Extension Center EHR partners and preferred EHR vendors
  • State Medicaid agencies incentive program contact information
  • Meaningful use objectives and clinical quality measures
  • Certified EHR systems and vendors

In addition to the website, will be offering free newsletters and web apps tailored to the specific needs of its member doctors and other health care professionals. New features and resources are also in development. Upcoming features include a comprehensive EHR selection web app and additional information on achieving meaningful use.

About Proxy Capital

Proxy Capital’s goal is to help improve health care for millions of people. It focuses on investing in healthcare-related internet and biotechnology startups. Proxy Capital is headquartered in San Diego, CA.


For more information about Proxy Capital or, contact:
Mike McCloskey, Business Development and Strategic Alliances
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