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HITECH Act and meaningful use requirements News
May 08, 2019
In a hearing, chairman of the Senate HELP Committee cautioned ONC and CMS officials to go slow if they want to get interoperability in healthcare done right.
November 30, 2018
Too many versions of the FHIR API are floating around, and that could stall healthcare's move to interoperability. Can FHIR's supporters and detractors come together?
November 06, 2018
Pioneering work with the FHIR API is beginning to pay off in interoperable applications for EHRs. And that could mean sweeping changes in healthcare.
April 25, 2018
CMS is replacing meaningful use with 'Promoting Interoperability' and proposing new Medicare payment programs with looser physician reporting rules and more price transparency.
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In the context of health IT, meaningful use is a term used to define minimum U.S. government standards for electronic health records (EHR), outlining how clinical patient data should be exchanged between healthcare providers, between providers and ... Continue Reading
Think you're in the know when it comes to the FHIR API? A hands-on FHIR training session at AMIA 2018 answered some questions you might not have thought to ask. Continue Reading
The HITECH (Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act of 2009 is legislation that was created to stimulate the adoption of electronic health records (EHR) and the supporting technology in the United States. Continue Reading
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Remote patient monitoring and chatbots will be mainstream in healthcare -- eventually. Partners HealthCare's Joseph Kvedar, M.D., offers his view on why it takes so long. Continue Reading
Blockchain could be the solution to fix the tricky problem of healthcare data ownership. Longtime blockchain researcher Adrian Gropper, M.D. explains how it could work. Continue Reading
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
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To promote better patient access to their digital health information, EHR certification requirements now include provisions for interoperability and APIs. Continue Reading
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
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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