Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative

By Edmund Billings, MD 01:05 pm October 30, 2014
Take a step back from the challenges that surround health information technology interoperability and you will recognize that market forces and a desperately fragmented healthcare system make hospitals and vendors act the way we do.
By John Halamka 09:29 am August 13, 2014
Hospitals across the country have until September 30 to complete their 2014 reporting period for meaningful use Stage 2. The trajectory is very positive but the position is less than perfect.
By John Halamka 08:01 am September 17, 2013
Our approach has been to leverage the modularity of Meaningful Use Stage 2 to divide up the work among vendors, the State government, and our own developers.
By John Halamka 08:57 am April 10, 2013
In the next few weeks, BIDMC will begin sending 50,000 patient encounter records per week through the state HIE (the MassHIWay) to our quality measurement service operated by the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative.
By John Halamka 08:12 am January 30, 2013
The Standards and Policy Committees met on Jan. 29 in Washington in joint session to take testimony from expert stakeholders about health information exchange.
By John Halamka 09:25 am March 20, 2012
While in Chicago recently, I was asked how we validated our quality measures when we moved from chart abstraction to automated computation of PRQS, Meaningful Use, Pioneer ACO, and Alternative Quality Contract measures via the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative Quality Data Center (QDC).
By John Halamka 09:30 am September 14, 2011
No one really knows what an Accountable Care Organization is, but many provider organizations want to be one.

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