Meaningful Use

Interfaith’s zero trust network protects against cyberattacks, saves $2 million

Interfaith Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 02:03 pm September 03, 2019
Interfaith Medical Center deployed a variety of network security technologies to ward off ransomware and other attacks, virtualizing its servers in the process, which resulted in cost savings of more than $2 million over a seven-year period.
By Nathan Eddy 12:27 pm June 03, 2019
The Department of Justice charged Coffey Health System with failing to conduct the risk analyses required by the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.

National Coordinator for Health IT Donald Rucker, MD, testifies before the Senate HELP Committee on May 7.

By Mike Miliard 09:21 am May 08, 2019
Despite one senator's hope to move deliberately with rulemakings and not repeat some errors of meaningful use, National Coordinator Donald Rucker said delays only lengthen the time that consumers are "not in control of their care."
By Tom Sullivan 10:23 am March 22, 2019
Association says the update is more global in scope and fit specifically for the healthcare ecosystem. 
Community Health Systems building
By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm August 09, 2018
In an SEC filing, the for-profit chain says it is cooperating with an investigation into its hospitals' participation in the federal incentive program but offered few details.
CMS interoperability
By Susan Morse 10:27 am April 26, 2018
The next phase of meaningful use is to create an ecosystem of APIs and apps, end data blocking and give patients choices about what tools they use to access their medical information.
CMS meaningful use
By Susan Morse 03:54 pm April 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are being warmly received but the industry appears less excited about price transparency and patient access to EHR data stipulations.
CMS overhauls meaningful use EHR program, renames it ‘Promoting Interoperability’
By Susan Morse 06:08 pm April 24, 2018
Administrator Seema Verma said changes to the program eliminate 25 measures and ultimately save hospitals over 2 million hours of work.
ONC leaders call for fewer regulations
By Mike Miliard 04:55 pm March 06, 2018
As the agency works to advance an array of big projects, ONC is also focused on reducing documentation and quality reporting burdens for providers.
Beyond meaningful use: How enterprise IT modernization enables providers to focus on improving outcomes
By 02:05 pm February 25, 2018
William Kloes, president of commercial health at Leidos, believes that deeply integrated IT systems can deliver the data and analytics needed to prosper in the new world of value-based care.

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