Meaningful Use

ONC leaders call for fewer regulations

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, speaking at the HIMSS18 ONC Town Hall on Tuesday.

By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
Beyond meaningful use: How enterprise IT modernization enables providers to focus on improving outcomes
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By Leidos 02:05 pm February 25, 2018
William Kloes, president of commercial health at Leidos, believes that deeply integrated IT systems can deliver the data and analytics needed to prosper in the new world of value-based care.
Trump Affordable Care Act
By Bernie Monegain 01:04 pm February 22, 2018
The administration said the burden these programs put on doctors and hospitals has led to consolidation, which reduces competition and drives prices higher.
CMS meaningful use requirements
By Bernie Monegain 10:18 am February 06, 2018
Hospitals can improve the overall process by getting the right people involved, institutions flexibility of data capture, and create a feedback loop.
HHS nominee Alex Azar

HHS nominee Alex Azar at the Senate Finance Committee meeting Tuesday. Credit: C-span

By Susan Morse 04:17 pm January 09, 2018
The former Eli Lilly CEO also told the Senate Finance Committee affordability and the opioid epidemic round out his top four priorities.
EHR Regulatory Relief Act

Sen. Lamar Alexander speaking in front of the Senate on Oct. 30. Photo via C-span

By Tom Sullivan 02:52 pm November 02, 2017
The proposed legislation would remove the all-or-nothing approach of meaningful use and extend flexibility.
By Mike Miliard 01:40 pm October 05, 2017
The high threshold for patient engagement in 2019 will probably be amended in future rulemakings, but one MU expert says it highlights the limited utility of patient portals.
By Susan Morse 03:17 pm September 25, 2017
Physicians transitioning to MIPS and hospitals going for meaningful use can avoid penalty.
EHR meaningful use
By Tom Sullivan 11:19 am September 21, 2017
Two big changes: EHR makers are now able to self-declare compliance with specific criteria and ONC will not audit certification bodies’ random surveillance practices.
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. 

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