Meaningful Use

By Chris Hayden 09:13 am January 20, 2016
Though Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services officials on Tuesday tried to clear up confusion over changes and the ultimate replacement of meaningful use, the future is very much in question according one expert who is slated to talk about the subject at the HIMSS16 conference.
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm January 19, 2016
One week after Andy Slavitt said meaningful use would be replaced soon, the acting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator and national coordinator Karen DeSalvo made it clear that the changes would take time and that providers must still follow the current program.
By Bernie Monegain 10:23 am January 18, 2016
Thirty-one top health systems, hospitals and clinics are urging the Department of Health and Human Services to think again about pressing forward on Stage 3 meaningful use.
Illustration of doctor with money
By Jessica Davis 11:57 am January 13, 2016
Despite officials this week signaling the end of the meaningful use program, more than 200,000 eligible providers will see a 2 percent cut in their Medicaid payments in 2016 for failing to meet standards in 2014, recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data show.
By Bernie Monegain 11:01 am January 13, 2016
Healthcare chief information officers breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday when Andy Slavitt said the end of the meaningful use program was near. But many are waiting on the details before celebrating too much.
Slavitt speaking at HIMSS15.
By Henry Powderly 08:53 am January 13, 2016
Acting CMS administrator says several programs will change as healthcare industry wades deeper into value-based reimbursement.
By Mike Miliard 11:32 am January 12, 2016
New regulations aimed at value-based payment models demand a more streamlined regulatory approach, acting administrator tells audience at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.
By Mike Miliard 01:47 pm January 08, 2016
Brian Yeaman, MD, founder and president of Norman, Oklahoma-based Yeaman and Associates and Yeaman Signature Health Clinic has been named the recipient of the 2015 HIMSS Physician IT Leadership Award for his work in meaningful use and health information exchange.
Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center
By Bernie Monegain 12:23 pm January 05, 2016
Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center, the largest private employer in South Dakota, has reached Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am December 31, 2015
In 2015, heath IT got BIG: Big data. Big data breaches. Big EHR contracts. Big M&A deals. Big anticipation about ICD-10. Big plans for (and frustrations with) meaningful use. Big fears about cybersecurity. Big hopes for the future of connected care and population health.

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