Week of 02 May 2016 Medicare reimbursement changes add information-blocking ban (04 May 2016)
Under the proposed new Medicare reimbursement rules to modify meaningful use, physicians and healthcare systems must prove they're not blocking information flow, among other requirements.
When it comes to interoperability standards in healthcare, there are many barriers. One of Epic System Corp.'s vice presidents weighs in.
Week of 25 Apr 2016 HIPAA audit protocol signals audit process underway (25 Apr 2016)
As it prepares to launch audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates, OCR issues audit protocol as a guide to compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules.
Week of 21 Mar 2016 After many delays, OCR HIPAA audits will start in 2016 (25 Mar 2016)
After a nearly two-year delay, OCR HIPAA audits of healthcare organizations are starting this year, though it is unclear exactly when audits will begin.
Week of 14 Mar 2016 ONC steps up campaign against information blocking (14 Mar 2016)
With their new vendor pledge against information blocking, HHS and ONC have stepped up their campaign against the alleged practice by some EHR vendors and healthcare providers.
Week of 29 Feb 2016 At HIMSS 2016, HHS chief Burwell blasts information blocking (01 Mar 2016)
On the eve of HIMSS 2016, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell blasts information blocking, saying interoperability is needed to reform the nation's healthcare delivery system.
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23 surprises from CMS' meaningful use attestation data SearchHealthIT.com | 23 Jun 2014
Wondering which vendors net the most meaningful use attestation incentive checks for their customers? Here's a complex breakdown of CMS data.