Electronic health record system (EHR) certification News
November 13, 2014
Feedback from providers prompted CMS and ONC to cut them a break in meeting 2014 EHR certification standards.
October 10, 2014
Much-maligned meaningful use EHR incentive program and HIPAA omnibus rules are still helping vendors -- especially upstart health IT cloud companies.
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.
August 22, 2014
After Cerner's $1.3 billion acquisition of Siemens' health IT unit, Cerner users already familiar with Siemens see the two companies' systems moving toward integration.
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CMS meaningful use attestation data set reveals 19 more surprises after Cerner buys Siemens' health IT division and ONC discontinued "complete EHR." 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
The actions providers take over the next 18 months will determine whether they are able to meet all the requirements of meaningful use. Continue Reading
What exactly happens during a meaningful use audit? Two hospital CIOs who have been through the process tell you what you need to know to survive one. Continue Reading