Meaningful Use

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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By 06:25 am February 11, 2017
The transition from fee-for-service to value-based care is steadily advancing, but the industry is still in the early stages of making this significant move.
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Kathleen Sheehan

By Mike Miliard 01:33 pm February 09, 2017
HIE could be a 'silver bullet' to care improvement, but we're still a long way off from interoperability says one expert – who proposes more inclusive, less restrictive ways to share information.  
By Ray Pelosi 01:28 pm February 06, 2017
Acknowledgement of the value of interoperability – and the desire to implement it – are seemingly widespread in healthcare. So why is the industry still so short of achieving it?
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Kate Goodrich, MD

By Mike Miliard 02:39 pm January 17, 2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also plans to modify 2017 requirements for eCQM data reporting, in response to some hospitals' challenges with EHR upgrades and replacements.
By Healthcare IT News 02:02 pm January 06, 2017
The outgoing department head touts big advancements in access to care, quality improvements and cost efficiencies - thanks in large part to health IT and data-driven innovation. But she points to much work still to be done in the years ahead.

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.
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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. 

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