Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)

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By Mike Miliard 12:45 pm October 07, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will reopen the submission period for meaningful use hardship exception applications.
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By Bernie Monegain 12:24 pm September 30, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use August 29 that offers hospitals and physicians flexibility for 2014. CHIME and professional organizations had asked for even more flexibility.
By Mike Miliard 02:42 pm September 29, 2014
When you picture the first handful of providers able to successfully attest to the rigors of Stage 2 meaningful use, a place like tiny Cottage Hospital might not be the first that leaps to mind.
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By Mike Miliard 11:23 am August 19, 2014
When you picture the first handful of providers able to successfully attest to the rigors of Stage 2 meaningful use, a place like tiny Cottage Hospital might not be the first that leaps to mind.
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By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am August 01, 2014
Payment policies remain one of the biggest challenges yet to be ironed out when it comes to telehealth. As things stand today, doctors have little financial incentive to adopt telemedicine, as it's hard for them to be reimbursed for services rendered virtually. Two senators are looking to change that.
By Mike Miliard 09:27 am July 07, 2014
The challenge of finding, hiring and keeping qualified and experienced staff members remains one of the biggest barriers to CIOs and other health IT professionals achieving their project goals.
AHA
By Mike Miliard 11:07 am June 19, 2014
The American Hospital Association has called upon the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator to quickly finalize rules regarding the expansion of choice for certified electronic health records.
By Diana Manos 09:32 am May 07, 2014
More than 370,000 Medicare and Medicaid eligible providers have earned an EHR incentive payment so far, with 64,000 new participants attesting to meaningful use for the 2013 reporting year.
Cottage Hospital
By Bernie Monegain 07:09 am May 06, 2014
Cottage Hospital, a critical access hospital in Woodsville, N.H., has saved more than $100,000 over three years since it rolled out interface engine technology.
By Mike Miliard 10:54 am May 02, 2014
Federal funding for most regional extension centers is set to dry up by late this year or early next, but most of them still plan to keep their doors open, according to the 2014 HIMSS Regional Extension Center Survey.

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