Frustrated doctor
By Sherree Geyer 10:10 am 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.
Man with open box
By Bernie Monegain 10:11 am May 08, 2015
HHS could soon release a big collection of data, twice as much as it has in the past, according to a report from Medical Practice Insider.
Doctors with thumbs up
By Mike Miliard 09:22 pm May 07, 2015
Grove Medical Associates, an internal medicine practice serving Worcester County in Massachusetts, has earned the latest 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award.
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am April 30, 2015
As HHS pursues aggressive new timelines for the shift to value-based care, providers have just a couple years to start putting their data to work in service of more efficient care for healthier patient populations.
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am April 20, 2015
One of the more troublesome measures of Stage 2 meaningful use has been the requirement that providers get at least five percent of their patients to view download or transmit their digitized health information. That may soon change.
clock close up
By Tom Sullivan 07:12 pm April 14, 2015
The healthcare industry is now closer than it's ever been to an ICD-10 compliance deadline -- if only in calendar days.
CMS building
By Henry Powderly 06:47 pm April 14, 2015
Innovation is driving a significant amount of change in the healthcare industry, Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Tuesday, putting the onus on providers to take action or fall behind.
close up on person using keyboard
By Mike Miliard 06:47 pm April 13, 2015
If Robert Anthony had his choice, "it wouldn't be called the Stage 3 meaningful use regulation," he said at HIMSS15 on Monday.
connected doctors around the world
By Bernie Monegain 06:40 pm April 13, 2015
As Mary Griskewicz sees it, the goal of the Connected Patient Gallery at HIMSS15 -- indeed the purpose of all HIMSS work on the connected patient front -- is to give patients and providers the tools and inspiration to connect.
close up on doctor using laptop
By Henry Powderly 02:48 pm April 13, 2015
Change is coming to Stage 2 Meaningful Use, officials from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Monday, as a new rule aims to cut back on redundancies and solve a few headaches healthcare providers have expressed over the program.

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