Meaningful Use

Frustrated doctor
By Jessica Davis 01:14 pm December 16, 2015
As the year draws to a close, more physician groups are making the case that stringent regulations and suboptimal technology have left physicians spending too much time grappling with their electronic health records.
Steven J. Stack, MD
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am December 16, 2015
The association, which represents nearly 225,000 members across the country, said the program needs to accommodate the needs of physicians and patients while focusing on promoting the interoperability of electronic health records.
Craig D. Richardville
By Bernie Monegain 09:33 am December 16, 2015
Carolinas HealthCare Systems Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Craig D. Richardville has been named the 2015 John E. Gall, Jr. CIO of the Year by CHIME and HIMSS, which give the award jointly each year.
congressional meeting
By Susan Morse 10:55 am December 15, 2015
Congress on Wednesday will consider legislation to allow physicians working in ambulatory surgical centers to receive the same payment incentives for meaningful use of electronic health records as doctors in other settings.
Cerner
By Skip Snow 08:34 am December 14, 2015
Healthcare IT News caught up with Burke recently to talk about the past year's major deals, including its Department of Defense score and the company's overall strategy.
Man holding large pile of binders
By Mike Miliard 10:20 am December 11, 2015
In order to 'eliminate confusion and ambiguity' in its 500-plus page 2015 Edition EHR certification criteria, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has added corrections to the Federal Register to help vendors better understand the final rule.
Stethoscope on keyboard
By Jessica Davis 10:46 am December 10, 2015
The constant for 2016 will be a rise in patient engagement in HIEs, along with a drastic increase in security measures to prevent breaches, as the healthcare industry moves toward a more patient-centered mission.
Congress
By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am December 09, 2015
When nine organizations -- several of them health IT vendors -- urged Congress in a Dec. 7 letter to resist delaying Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, the plea came with an outline for strengthening interoperability.
Capitol Hill
By Bernie Monegain 10:43 am December 08, 2015
Health IT Now, along with with eight other organizations, some of them health IT vendors, are calling on Congress to stay the course on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program.
Doctor with tablet
By Jessica Davis 10:21 am December 02, 2015
On Wednesday, drchrono launched what it touts as the first medical billing and business intelligence app designed specifically for the iPad. The tool allows medical practices to view claims and billing statuses from mobile devices.

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