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Meaningful use stage 3
How much do you think meaningful use stage 3’s final rule will vary from the proposals? Will it vary more or less than the difference between stage 2’s proposals and final rule?

Answer Question   |  December 3, 2012  6:27 pm
Meaningful use, meaningful use final rule, meaningful use stage 3
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20 pts.

Epic Certification
How do you get Epic Certification?

Answer Question   |  December 14, 2018  6:19 pm
certification, epic
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5 pts.

Can we get EHR incentive money for shared EHR system?
If two practices are sharing a single certified EHR system, can they attest for meaningful use separately?

Answer Question   |  April 20, 2016  7:07 pm
EHR implementation, EHR Incentive, Meaningful use stage 1
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25 pts.

How can I find where to submit my public health data?
The EHR incentive program requires that EPs and hospitals demonstrate the capability to submit electronic data to immunization registries and public health agencies. Is there a list of public health agencies and immunization registries where this data should be sent?

Answer Question   |  March 14, 2012  6:30 pm
EHR Incentive, Health information exchange, Meaningful use
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10 pts.

What if EHR doesn’t live up to promises?
What if an EHR system is certified to meet meaningful use requirements (for stage 1, anyway) but is not performing as expected? Is there any recourse for the buyer? Are the EHR certification bodies accountable, or just the EHR vendor?

Answer Question   |  March 15, 2012  4:16 pm
EHR Certification, EHR implementation
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10 pts.

Data exchange services of HIEs?
What services besides the exchanging of data are HIEs prominently providing? ePrescribing, secure e-messaging, Direct Project?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  6:48 pm
Data exchange, Direct Project, ePrescribing, eRx, Health information exchanges, HIEs
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30 pts.

MU incentives and Long Term Care facilities
What is the future of MU incentives being applied to those in the Long Term Care arena? This group has been left out of the meaningful use pie to date, yet for total industry interoperability and a true connected care continuum, I can’t see how this segmentation is sustainable.

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:02 pm
Coordinated care, EHR incentives, Interoperability, Long term care, LTC facilities, Meaningful use, MU
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15 pts.

Meaningful Use for Radiologists
Our Radiology groups that bill more than 10% of their services as out patient charges are getting indication from CMS sources that they will be an “eligible provider” and have to implement an ambulatory EMR to be eligible for incentives and to avoid the coming penalties. How are radiology groups planning to deal with this...

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  3:29 pm
meaningful use incentives, Radiology
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5 pts.

HIT Cettification
I am just finishing the HIT program and will want to take the certificcation test.  Has anyone taken it and what did you use to study for it?  Thanks

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  6:41 pm
certification
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15 pts.

Meaningful Use Days for 2011
In order to collect the full amount of Meaningful Use incentives for Medicare ($18,000 for the first year), the last day to start using a certified technology (EHR)  is Jan 1, 2012 and I have to use it for the entire year (Jan 1, 2012 to Dec 31, 2012) before i can attest for the...

Answer Question   |  September 27, 2011  4:55 pm
Meaningful use stage 1
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5 pts.

Value of CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
CompTia recently announced a new certification for Heath Care IT Technicians.   http://certification.comptia.org/getCertified/certificates/hittech.aspx Do you think this certification will have any real value in the marketplace? 

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:32 pm
certification, CompTIA
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5 pts.

HIPAA and other compliance on mobile devices (smartphones and tablets)
So how are people currently addressing HIPAA compliance on mobile devices (smartphones and tablets).  And are you using a single solution or multiple solutions for different device OS – Blackberry, iOS, Android, WebOS, ChromeOS, Symbian, Windows Phone 7, etc.  Are you using native applications or web applications for patient information?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  5:59 pm
Compliance, HIPAA, smartphones, tablets
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5 pts.

Meaningful use of EHR Stage 1 Requirements
I am looking for a white paper/document which summarizes the CMS requirements of Meaningful use stage 1 requirements. In order to get incentive payment from CMS , an Eligible Provider (EP) or a Hospital need to meet these requirements by implementing an Electronic Health Record system. If a similar summary document is available for Meaningful...

Answer Question   |  November 3, 2011  7:30 pm
Meaningful use stage 1, Meaningful use stage 2, regulation
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5 pts.

What is the practical value of health IT certification
There are several organizations that offer professional health IT certification. For instance, HIMSS offers the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS). What is the practical value of these types of certifications?

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  8:31 pm
certification, HIMSS
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810 pts.

Which ED patients are included in the denominator for MU measures?
The recent clarification from CMS states that for CPOE, only patients admitted to inpatient units are included.  That significantly reduces the denominator to calculate the measure.  Is that true of all measures that include ED patients?  If ~50% of inpatients are admitted through the ED and we exclude ED patients discharged home, then would hospitals...

Answer Question   |  November 15, 2010  9:46 pm
EHR Incentive Meaningful use
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25 pts.

what are some of the medical devices that are commonly used and interfaced?
While many practices send patients with certain devices home, I am curious to find out what are some of the commonly used medical devices that are interfaced with the EMR?

Answer Question   |  October 18, 2010  2:45 am
EHR Certification, medical devices
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1,785 pts.

CPHIT/CPEHR Health IT Certification Training Camp
I want to get certified as either a CPHIT or CPHER, are the boot camps worth the money or do you have a recommend training provider? I have a background (Master in TCOM)  in IT but not in health IT.

Answer Question   |  December 17, 2018  11:47 pm
CPHIT/CPEHR Health IT Certification
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5 pts.

Requirement to use certified EHRs retarding innovation?
Based on my experience with EHRs, there still needs to be more innovation in order to satisfy the requirements of small practices.  However, EHRs have to be certified in order to qualify for meaningful use.  The process of getting certified is onerous and costly.  To what degree is the requirement to use certified EHRs retarding...

Answer Question   |  October 12, 2010  8:20 pm
EHR Certification, EHR Incentive, EHR systems
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5 pts.

Health Information Exchange in your area
I was wondering if any small to mid size practice has actively been using an HIE to review new patient charts and what their overall experience has been?

Answer Question   |  August 21, 2010  5:06 am
emr hitech act, HIE
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1,785 pts.

Medicare/Medicaid incentive cuts enough to spur EHR upgrades?
The new standards for EHR certification have been released.  In order to qualify as a meaningful user and receive the Medicare?Medicaid incentive payments, one must use a certified EHR.  Will the new standards force existing EHR users to upgrade their systems?  If they will have to upgrade, what will the financial and operational impact be...

Answer Question   |  July 22, 2010  3:35 pm
EHR Integration, Meaningful use, meaningful use final rule
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15 pts.

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