11:00 am June 17, 2015
Several healthcare industry trade organizations are asking the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to make changes large and small to its proposed rule for meaningful use.
10:50 am June 15, 2015
Aledade, the ACO company that former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari, MD, started a year ago after stepping down from the government post, just landed $30 million in a second round of funding.
01:39 pm June 10, 2015
Could CMS be forced to oblige if more states start enacting similar anti-ICD-10 measures?
09:46 am June 10, 2015
A new study from Weill Cornell Medical College, published this week in Health Affairs, points to the emergence of "systematic differences" between physicians who participated in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs and those who didn't.
09:23 am June 09, 2015
Accountable care and care continuity are not the same thing, but they have a whole lot in common. And the former pretty much depends on the latter. In Europe, much more than in the U.S., "they're very attuned to continuity of care."
12:54 pm June 03, 2015
In a new letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, members of Congress may have just opened a door for the agency to institute an enforcement-free period to the new code set conversion.
10:22 am June 02, 2015
A new study from RAND Corporation shows that decision support technology can lead to a reduction in inappropriate advanced imaging studies. But practical challenges remain when it comes to putting the tools to work in clinical settings.
11:00 am May 28, 2015
Two reports from two separate research firms -- Kalorama and Black Book Rankings -- indicate the market for EMRs is still healthy, even as incentives for meaningful use dwindle and a large shift in vendor market share occurs.
10:05 am May 28, 2015
CHIME, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, says the requirements for Stage 3 meaningful use are over the top, and its executives proposed several changes.
09:41 am May 27, 2015
Could chronic care management be the new meaningful use? Some entrepreneurs see even greater financial incentives on the immediate horizon.