September 28, 2015
The project aims to create standards and security while improving patient safety and care quality.
September 24, 2015
Medical practices across the U.S. are now spending a lot more on technology this year, up nearly 34 percent from four years ago, according to a new MGMA report.
September 04, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has handed the baton to the Office of Management and Budget, as the rules for Stage 3 meaningful use and the modifications to Stage 2 inch closer to finalization.
September 01, 2015
With little news on Stage 2 meaningful use updates since the proposed rule in April, the Medical Group Management Association is calling on CMS to extend the 2015 reporting period.
August 31, 2015
Call it the summer of ICD-10 software. A corps of startups and stalwarts, in fact, are bringing new products to market to help smooth the transition.
August 13, 2015
With the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System slated to kick in during meaningful use Stage 3, some industry insiders are forecasting trouble among providers.
July 17, 2015
Patient matching and patient registration could soon get a boost. Organizations working on the Virtual Clipboard Initiative today released the design and specifications for its new pilot program.
May 11, 2015
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened with federal reporting regulations.
April 01, 2015
The Office of Inspector General is once again calling out CMS for failing to adequately address fraud vulnerabilities in electronic health records.
April 01, 2015
With just six months to go, the healthcare industry is closer to an ICD-10 compliance deadline than it's ever been. But the code set conversion is still not free and clear from the chance that Congress could delay it again.