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HITECH Act and meaningful use requirements News
August 25, 2017
After the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009, EHR adoption rates for eligible hospitals rose from 3.2% to 14.2% and EHR adoption rates for ineligible hospitals rose from just 0.1% to 3.3%, according ...
December 20, 2016
SearchHealthIT's writers talked to a lot of big leaders in health IT in 2016. In this video, our journalists discuss their favorite personalities and moments.
November 10, 2016
What will the future of health IT be under the new Trump administration? Health IT experts offer up predictions and reassurances for the future.
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.
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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
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a cabinet-level agency in the executive branch of the federal government. Its mission is to enhance and protect the well-being of all Americans by providing effective health and human ... 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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With the advent of value-based care, patient engagement is becoming increasingly important to keep patients as long-term customers and get them involved in their own treatment. Continue Reading
Former ONC national coordinator Dr. Farzad Mostashari piles up thousands of daily steps with his Fitbit band, but he remains skeptical about the efficacy of wearable health technology. Continue Reading
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
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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. Continue Reading
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
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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