Electronic health record EHR implementation
- July 22, 2010
Doctors stand a better chance of achieving meaningful use under the final rule spelled out by CMS and ONC, but some tweaking of EHR systems will still be necessary to comply.
- July 15, 2010
Industry stakeholders welcome the flexibility in the meaningful use final rule. Meanwhile, the ONC forges ahead with monitoring programs to help providers adopt the technology.
- June 21, 2010
Doctors must turn away from the computer screen and toward workflow design to ensure that EHR systems are worth using and able to meet meaningful use requirements.
- May 13, 2010
For Atrius, a large group of ambulatory providers already wired for electronic medical records, meaningful use compliance involves merely keeping abreast of changes in the proposed rule.
- May 04, 2010
A who’s who of health IT vendors, governors and regulators met in Massachusetts to address EHR adoption, health information exchanges and meaningful use compliance.
- April 13, 2010
Federal regional extension centers help providers adopt electronic health record systems and reach meaningful use requirements. But physician reluctance and uncertainty about meaningful use stand in the way.
- April 07, 2010
Missing from the current EHR implementation debate is a practical discussion about which systems work and which don't, a National Center for Policy Analysis report says.
- March 19, 2010
Federal officials will draft final meaningful use rules after analyzing the questions and suggestions submitted by providers and industry stakeholders over the last two months.
- March 17, 2010
In their comments on the definition of meaningful use and on the electronic health-record incentives set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, advocacy groups affirm their support but propose stipulations.
- March 16, 2010
A step-by-step approach is best for electronic health record implementation in doctors’ offices, a solo physician in family practice tells a federal work group.
- March 11, 2010
The head of an award-winning electronic health records installation offers advice to her peers about managing the transition from paper medical records to ambulatory EHR.
- March 11, 2010
Testifying before a federal workgroup, providers explain why slow and steady EHR implementation is better for both meaningful use and patient care.
- March 08, 2010
While meaningful use took center stage at HIMSS10, two hospitals demonstrated that electronic health record implementation is about more than federal mandates.
- March 03, 2010
The systems interoperability demo at HIMSS shows what early adopters can do. Here’s the rub -- physicians will need more than the HITECH Act’s incentives to join the party.
- February 15, 2010
Achieving meaningful use for electronic health records requires a solid plan, one that two early adopters of EHR technology helped outline at the recent Healthcare Stimulus Exchange in Boston.