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CHICAGO | Bernie Monegain | July 11, 2014 | 10:46 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation
The EHR Association, which is made up of nearly 40 EHR companies, urged the Office of the National Coordinator and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide the meaningful use final rule ASAP. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | July 11, 2014 | 10:19 AM | Meaningful Use, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Electronic health records incentive payments to eligible hospitals and providers have continued their upward trend, with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services paying out a whopping $24.4 billion to date. More
John Andrews | July 11, 2014 | 10:06 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
If there is one emerging pattern within the clinical informatics field, it is the quest to make data "actionable" for users. However, providers are finding that the data generated often can't be used in a timely and constructive manner. More
BOSTON | Mike Miliard | July 10, 2014 | 11:09 AM | Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Electronic Health Records
Brigham and Women's Hospital is working on a half-dozen projects aimed at lowering healthcare costs through the use of big data. More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | July 10, 2014 | 10:56 AM | Meaningful Use, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability
It will either be a passing breeze or the early rumblings of a storm to come. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' revealed the ostensibly shockingly low percentage of hospitals and eligible providers to attest to Stage 2 thus far and, in so... More
NEW YORK | Bernie Monegain | July 10, 2014 | 10:00 AM | Electronic Health Records, Network Infrastructure, Interoperability
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is adding momentum and new capabilities to its interoperability and population health initiatives. More
Mike Miliard, Erin McCann | July 9, 2014 | 02:40 PM | Electronic Health Records, Mobile/Wireless, Network Infrastructure
This year's class of 'Most Wired' hospitals are diving "deeper into data analytics and population health management," according to Hospitals & Health Networks. Here are the 375 hospitals who made the cut. More
NEW YORK | Mike Miliard | July 9, 2014 | 11:02 AM | Electronic Health Records, Health Information Exchange (HIE), Interoperability
On paper, it sounds easy. Eligible hospitals that refer patients to another care setting must electronically transmit "a summary of care record for more than 10 percent of such transitions and referrals." One hospital's experience shows it... More
WASHINGTON | Tom Sullivan | July 9, 2014 | 10:01 AM | Meaningful Use, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
CMS and ONC revealed the latest statistics on Tuesday morning, showing that 1 percent of eligible providers and 3 percent of eligible hospitals have attested to Stage 2 to date. More
Kaiser Health News | July 9, 2014 | 09:58 AM | Electronic Health Records, Financial/Revenue Cycle Management, Policy and Legislation
A new study says there's no need to worry about hospitals using their new electronic health records to generate bigger bills and boost their income. More
Erin McCann | July 9, 2014 | 08:00 AM | Financial/Revenue Cycle Management
Record amounts of cash continue to pour into the digital health arena, with the mid year numbers seeing record highs for year-over-year growth, according to a new Rock Health report. The explosive growth in digital health funding, however, has some analysts... More
Bernie Monegain | July 8, 2014 | 10:49 AM | Electronic Health Records, Policy and Legislation, Interoperability
The EHR Association, with its nearly 40 EHR vendor members, largely supports the proposals for regulation of health IT put forth in a draft report from the Food and Drug Administration and other agencies, according to a July 7 letter to FDA Commissioner... More