HITECH Act and meaningful use requirements News
September 09, 2016
In a Twitter chat, an ONC executive discussed plans to enhance 2017 interoperability technology specifications. Chat members also brought up meaningful use and blockchain.
June 30, 2016
From meeting new government standards to navigating EHR interoperability woes, providers have a lot on their minds. Find out how they are accommodating EHR regulations without sacrificing security.
March 31, 2016
Jonathan Bush, CEO of cloud EHR vendor athenahealth Inc. talks about his plans to enter the midsize hospital market, cloud health IT technology and consumerization of health.
March 29, 2016
Though the criteria and focus of the meaningful use program have changed on multiple occasions since the program's inception, one of the most significant features of the program -- the percentage ...
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Meaningful use stage 3 is the third phase of the federal incentive program that details requirements for the use of electronic health record systems by hospitals and eligible healthcare professionals. However, the new MACRA law will change the ... Continue Reading
A part of the federal government, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) advocates for the well-being of Americans through programs related to health, welfare and health IT. Continue Reading
Meditech (Medical Information Technology Inc.) is an electronic health record vendor that holds a 19% market share in the hospital industry, but faces intense competition. Continue Reading
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In the ambulatory EHR world, stalwart vendor Amazing Charts has survived selling usability, pricing transparency and cloud technology even as the number of small practices shrinks. Continue Reading
Government regulators are now requiring vendors of federally certified health IT to make APIs part of their electronic health record systems; some healthcare CIO groups object. Continue Reading
A report on regional extension centers, mostly associated with meaningful use and EHRs, found the centers helped providers use some EHR features. Continue Reading
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With the release of stage 3 rules, healthcare is heading into the post-meaningful use era. In response, hospitals are preparing to further optimize EHR investments. Continue Reading
There are a handful of groups that function as healthcare compliance resources and regulate rules and programs such as HIPAA and meaningful use. Continue Reading
Paper-based medical record systems aren't gone yet, but they're waning as providers install EHR software and complete meaningful use attestation. Continue Reading
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In this podcast, a CHIME executive says Congress may not need to act on the Flex-IT bill and CHIME hopes meaningful use attestations pick up in 2015. Continue Reading
Providers that don't host their own imaging systems don't waive all responsibility -- they still have meaningful use and patients to satisfy. Continue Reading
In recent months there has been a nationwide push toward electronic healthcare systems -- specifically, EHRs and the use thereof. But despite assurance from federal entities, hospitals and healthcare providers continue to struggle with getting ... Continue Reading