Meaningful Use

Vindell Washington, MD

By Mike Miliard 11:20 am December 21, 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for IT released its Interoperability Standards Advisory for 2017, collecting essential standards and implementation specifications for technology developers and clinicians to know.
By Mike Miliard 09:57 am December 21, 2016
CMS says it will reduce reimbursements to the providers that don't meet meaningful use by as much as 3 percent.
post EHR era Best Hospital
By 06:30 am November 07, 2016
CIOs from Healthcare IT News Best Hospital IT Departments 2016 share their take on the fate of electronic health records. 
Epic Judy Faulkner reporters
By Bernie Monegain 06:33 am October 17, 2016
The EHR market has become a media battleground, she said, rather than vendors competing on quality of products and services. So she, and the PR machine Epic is assembling, are girding for the fight. 
By Bernie Monegain 11:53 am October 10, 2016
It wasn't the question most viewers had tuned in to hear discussed, but one audience member at the second presidential debate in St. Louis did ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about the Affordable Care Act – offering a more substantive discussion of healthcare than at the first debate.
By Beth Jones Sanborn 10:18 am October 06, 2016
The web-based tools, with advice on how the new law will affect reimbursement, do not require AMA membership.
ONC Vindell Washington interoperability
By Mike Miliard 01:44 pm September 20, 2016
The newly-minted National Coordinator for Health IT offered his thoughts on interoperability, quality reporting, privacy and security, EHR certification, innovation and more.
By Jessica Davis 11:14 am September 19, 2016
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is launching a central data repository for public health agency and clinical data registry reporting.
CMS payment adjustments EHR
By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm September 02, 2016
Eligible hospitals can apply for hardship exceptions for issues related to EHR vendors, infrastructure, natural disasters and more.

Acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt

By Henry Powderly 02:50 pm August 22, 2016
More than a dozen medical groups including the American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association, American College of Surgeons and others, have sent the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on August 22 imploring it to quickly make the proposed 90-day reporting period a final rule.

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