Meaningful Use

Best Hospitals
By Mike Miliard 03:43 pm November 25, 2015
Hospital IT departments have a lot on their plates these days. So for the staffs of the 2015 Best Hospital IT Departments to still love their jobs so much, to feel so strongly about the value of what they do, says a lot.
Fast moving car
By Mike Miliard 09:16 pm November 19, 2015
CHIME this week implored CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt to address the overreaches of meaningful use, arguing that "the current regulatory framework could stymie efforts to move to value-based reimbursement."
Man holding up hand
By Mike Miliard 10:17 pm November 18, 2015
As many hospitals pivot toward more advanced technologies to enable care coordination and population health management, a study in Health Affairs suggests that basic EHR adoption is not quite as widespread as some may assume.
Discussion
By Bernie Monegain 08:46 am November 18, 2015
CMS called for comments on Stage 3 of the Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, and it's raking them in. There are more than 170 comments on the CMS website so far -- most sounding off, expressing frustration.
Interoperability
By Jack McCarthy 10:29 am November 10, 2015
Two industry associations call for modifications to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT draft advisory on interoperability standards.
Woman with smartphone
By Jessica Davis 11:01 am November 09, 2015
Consumers want health apps to do more for their lives, to "more accurately communicate and monitor their health." But product sophistication and an accurate understanding of consumer profiles limit capability.
Congress
By Bernie Monegain 10:25 am November 06, 2015
The rallying cry to do something about the meaningful use program is getting louder and more insistent. Will it make a difference?
Megaphone and whistle
By Jessica Davis 10:42 am October 27, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has launched an online platform to encourage its members to send a message to Congress, sharing their concerns about Stage 3 meaningful use.
Typing on laptop
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am October 27, 2015
Portals and personal health records have been touted as ways to spur better patient engagement and set the stage for improved outcomes. But a new study shows they often aren't used at all by the very people who may need them most.
Fareed Zakaria
By Bernie Monegain 08:06 am October 21, 2015
As Fareed Zakaria sees it, the remedy for America's ailing and expensive health system is clear. It might be hard for some to swallow, but, in his view, it is sure and proven.

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