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September 28, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) recently announced in a blog post two changes that will be made to the agency's Health IT Certification Program. According to the blog ...
August 04, 2017
As a wake-up call to other health IT vendors, the OIG's senior counsel airs a video in which he calls eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act violation a 'new area of healthcare fraud.'
June 08, 2017
For some health IT experts, the eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act case is about the EHR vendor's lack of interoperability and the failure of meaningful use.
March 30, 2017
President Trump's appointment of former GOP congressman John Fleming, M.D., to a newly created health technology post could portend ONC downsizing and MACRA changes.
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In a letter to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT's National Coordinator, Don Rucker, the Pew Charitable Trusts (PEW) as well as several other healthcare organizations urged ... Continue Reading
APIs are useful in improving EHR interoperability. From that perspective, electronic medical records that are certified by the ONC must adhere to API criteria. Continue Reading
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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