Meaningful Use

Health IT important, but too burdensome for doctors, Tom Price says at Health Datapalooza
By Henry Powderly 10:31 am April 27, 2017
The HHS secretary said interoperability is needed, but pledged his office will take a "60,000-foot" view.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bill Siwicki 02:31 pm April 26, 2017
Public health, clinical data or specialized registry electronic reporting options intended to help with meaningful use requirements.
Clunky EHRs have providers looking to the past
By Bernie Monegain 10:21 am April 11, 2017
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
EHRs and doctor's time
By Bernie Monegain 01:40 pm April 05, 2017
Doctors are reimbursed for office visits, labwork and medical procedures but not for desktop tasks.
ONC chief Donald Rucker
By Bernie Monegain 12:20 pm April 04, 2017
HIMSS, CHIME and many high-ranking healthcare executives expect big things from a leader they see as highly qualified.
AMA MGMA CMS EHR
By Tom Sullivan 04:18 pm March 23, 2017
American Medical Association and many other groups also suggested that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma loosen PQRS and value-based payment requirements.

CMS Administrator Seema Verma

By Henry Powderly 12:13 pm March 14, 2017
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.
By Bill Siwicki 09:42 am February 27, 2017
The new software-as-a-service application connects referring physicians to registered imaging provider order lists, bringing clarity to proper exam selection and reimbursement coding, the vendor says.

Molly MacHarris, program lead at the Quality Measurement & Value-Based Incentive Group at CMS, speaking at HIMSS17 on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 05:22 pm February 21, 2017
At HIMSS17, clinicians get a primer on details of two of the more IT-focused components.
By Gus Venditto 10:33 am February 19, 2017
A new HIMSS initiative is working to showcase interoperability at the 2020 games.

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