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CMS head Seema Verma: We are not leveraging the value of American clinicians

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposes a new rule to combat note bloat, improve patient safety, advanced analytics and enable IT innovation.

Premier Management streamlines ACO reporting across 33 metrics to improve quality scores

Organization plans to expand beyond MSSP with new commercial contracts, Medicare Advantage contracts, and commercial ACO products with other payers.

ONC opens innovation contest for Certified Health IT Product List data

The agency's new challenge is seeking ways to help hospital decision-makers access and make use of the information contained in the CHPL.

Opioid epidemic: UNC Health Care to integrate Epic EHR with state's PDMP

UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.

Experts weigh in on CMS' big changes to clinical documentation, EHRs and interoperability

Industry groups like easier quality reporting and advance applications of telehealth, but some say docs shouldn't have to make expensive EHR upgrades for 2019.

VA creates new Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will work closely with the Veterans Health Administration and the VA CIO on the new $16 billion Cerner EHR.

CMS proposes new rule to boost telehealth payments

The rule would mean the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will pay doctors for telemedicine visits as well as evaluation of images and videos.

HHS eliminates 20 years of evidence-based medical guidelines

Both the National Guideline Clearninghouse and the National Quality Measures Clearinghouse maintained by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shut it down on July 16.

House forms committee to track VA Cerner EHR modernization project

Congress says it will conduct more rigorous oversight amid concerns about the project’s cost and alignment with the defense department’s electronic health record roll-out.

How Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh previously weighed in on the Affordable Care Act

Healthcare reform and abortion rights issues could be at the center of the nomination fight.