Meaningful Use

CMS finalizes 90-day reporting for meaningful use of EHRs
By Bill Siwicki 08:45 am August 03, 2017
The agency, seeking to ease EHR reporting burdens, will also allow both 2015 and 2014-certified EHRs for 2018. 
bill rolls back meaningful use EHRs
By Jessica Davis 11:32 am July 21, 2017
Introduced Thursday to the Energy and Commerce Committee, the bill would reduce the volume of future EHR-related significant hardship requests.
meaningful use payments
By Bill Siwicki 11:41 am July 18, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General said will review the accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as telemedicine payments.
eClinicalWorks patient data
By Tom Sullivan 02:45 pm July 10, 2017
But the EHR vendor says that clients own their data and can get it transferred back.
meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:28 am July 05, 2017
The bipartisan bill would eliminate HITECH Act requirements that HHS make attesting to meaningful use harder to achieve.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Tom Sullivan 09:12 am June 21, 2017
The embattled electronic health record vendor revealed second customer success since DOJ settlement over meaningful use fraud.
eClinicalWorks whistleblower: NYC health department was indifferent to EHR flaws

Brendan Delaney was a New York City government employee implementing the eClinicalWorks EHR system at Rikers Island for prisoner healthcare

By Bill Siwicki 08:57 pm May 31, 2017
Misplaced records, medication module errors, flawed lab results tracking and security issues should have been taken more seriously, Brendan Delaney says. 
DOJ settlement with eClinicalWorks

The eClinicalWorks booth at HIMSS17. (via Twitter)

By Tom Sullivan 08:28 pm May 31, 2017
As if the hefty settlement fine execs had to pay wasn’t enough, the vendor also has to offer free upgrades, transfer customer’s data to rival EHR vendors for free, and employ an independent personal watchdog. 
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.

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