Vendor representatives from Cerner, Epic and others argue that mid-course changes in direction only waste the time and money of providers and tech developers alike.
MGMA survey shows some spending $19,000 per doctor, per year.
The agency is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on a MACRA API and with the Department of Veterans Affair on digital tools for veterans.
Conduent, Vizient, Premier, Nuance, others are ranked well for performance management and patient safety, relaying critical data for provider benchmarking, predictive analytics and more.
Telemedicine, MACRA implementation and patient engagement round out the top priorities in a new study from Reaction’s Research Cloud.
MGMA survey finds mixed approach to interpreting, aggregating or organizing their records.
While nobody wants to go back to the pre-electronic health record days, pre-meaningful use is a whole other question.
It turns out many healthcare providers expected, or at least hoped, that the initiative would be delayed. It’s still coming and they need to prepare now.
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.
At HIMSS17, clinicians get a primer on details of two of the more IT-focused components.