Electronic health record (EHR) implementation News
February 19, 2015
The percentage of professionals and hospitals eligible for meaningful use stage 2 is floating around 50%, according to the latest figures.
November 10, 2014
CIOs think needed changes to meaningful use may happen with a Republican Congress, but health IT advocates fear trouble with ONC in disarray.
October 02, 2014
How and when will the Flex-IT bill pass? What's up the REBOOT senators' sleeves? We have all the intriguing details from National Health IT Week.
September 30, 2014
At the AHIMA convention, ONC head Karen DeSalvo, M.D., voiced support for meaningful use stage 2, but acknowledged some providers are having trouble.
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Fueled by enthusiasm for technology, government-wary upstate New York family medicine doc becomes early stage 2 meaningful use attestation success story. Continue Reading
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From rip-and-replace to business as usual, providers differ in this year's EHR upgrades for ICD-10 support, 2014 ONC certification standards. Continue Reading