1. Articles in category: EHR Meaningful Use

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    1. 5 Steps to Prepare for a CMS Audit of EHR Meaningful Use Incentive Payments

      ^Featured Written by Zubin Emsley, CEO, ChartLogic Inc. | August 02, 2012 Social sharing This article is written by Zubin Emsley, CEO, ChartLogic Inc. On July 24 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) confirmed that it has hired a Garden City, N.Y., accounting firm, Figliozzi & Company, to begin auditing physicians and hospitals that have qualified for Medicare EHR meaningful use (MU) incentives. While the

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    2. Forget About Meaningful Use

      Forget About Meaningful Use

      August 1, 2012 Ken Congdon By Ken Congdon, editor in chief, Healthcare Technology Online Follow Me On Twitter @KenOnHIT Don’t let the title of this article fool you. I’m a proponent of the EHR Meaningful Use (MU) incentive program spearheaded by CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and HHS (The Department of Health and Human Services). I feel it has provided an industry full of technology laggards with some much needed motivation to adopt EHR solutio

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    3. 5 Reasons to Register for the Meaningful Use Program

      ^Featured Written by Zubin Emsley, CEO of ChartLogic Inc. | June 21, 2012 Social sharing This article is written by Zubin Emsley, CEO of ChartLogic Inc. The strong momentum for physician adoption of EHRs achieved in 2011 seems to have hit a speed bump. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) reported recently that the rate of registrations by physicians for the Medicare and Medicaid meaningful use programs declined in both March a

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    4. Full throttle on EMR use in garrison

      A new policy was just issued by U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) about battalion aid station (BAS) health care documentation in garrison. From now on, all BASs in garrison are required to electronically document health care performed in garrison, during field training exercises and CTC rotations. This is significant because the EMR system ensures every Soldier has a lifelong medical record. The Office of the Surgeon General conducted a survey of the wartime mission, capabilities, organizationa

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    5. Meaningful Use in Year Two and Beyond: Informing the Efforts of RECs

      by Christopher Harle and Nir Menachemi Physicians and other eligible health care professionals have shown broad interest in the meaningful use incentive program. As we enter year two of the program, it is informative to look back at first-year participation to inform efforts aimed at increasing electronic health record adoption in future years. According to CMS, in 2011, 29,344 eligible professionals received a total of $570,35

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    6. Quammen Health Care Consultants Leads Faith Regional Health Services to EHR Meaningful Use

      MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Quammen Health Care Consultants leading the charge, Faith Regional Health Services blazed a new trail in rural Nebraska -- one that has led the 227-bed hospital to successfully attest to the meaningful use of an electronic...
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    7. ABQ Health Partners Selects Aternity® as Strategic Application Performance Management Solution

      Largest, independent physician-owned Medical Group in the Southwest U.S. adopts Frontline Performance Intelligence to proactively identify EHR performance issues and improve end user experience and productivity. With Aternity, ABQ Health Partners will monitor and analyze the performance of its Electronic Health Record (EHR) solution in order to pro-actively monitor on-going use.
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    8. Healthcare Practices Embrace Mobile Technologies, New CompTIA Research Reveals

      Healthcare Practices Embrace Mobile Technologies, New CompTIA Research RevealsEON: Enhanced Online News (press release)A key component of EMR/EHR meaningful use is the ability to share information (Health Information Exchange), which will require flexibility, scalability, big data capacity, redundancy and robustness. In other words, many of the elements of cloud ...and more »
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    9. CMS Gives New EHR Meaningful Use Guidance

      CMS Gives New EHR Meaningful Use GuidanceHealth Data Management"Over 114000 eligible professionals and hospitals have registered for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. As more hospitals move towards meeting meaningful use and attesting, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...and more »
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    10. How hospitals prepare for health IT in an ACO world

      How hospitals prepare for health IT in an ACO world
      How hospitals prepare for health IT in an ACO worldFierceHealthcareThese regulations require that at least 50 percent of an ACO's primary care physicians achieve the fed's EHR Meaningful Use criteria by year two of the ACO agreement. So due to both the functional need and regulatory requirement, ACOs will give EHR ...
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    11. ECRI Institute Advises Hospitals on How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Medical Device Connectivity

      October 12, 2011 Web Conference will Discuss Issues and Challenges Associated with Medical Device Connectivity PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, presents...
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    12. Privacy, EHR Policy Changes Coming in Federal Health IT Plan

      Privacy, EHR Policy Changes Coming in Federal Health IT PlanHealth Data ManagementONC in the plan also reiterates its support of a recommendation from the HIT Policy Committee to extend by one year Stage 1 of EHR meaningful use for providers attesting in 2011, and notes it has made the recommendation to the Centers for Medicare and ...and more »
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    13. Q&A: Between the lines of Nejm Ehr report - 'Trust trumps technology' for Ehr ...

      Q&A: Between the lines of NEJM EHR report - 'Trust trumps technology' for EHR ...Government Health ITJain: It's not absolutely critical but sharing of electronic data is to the patient's advantage and with increasing adoption of EHRs may be less burdensome to the provider as well. Sharing of just paper-based records may not automatically support the ...and more »
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    14. EHR Incentives Likely to Improve Quality

      EHR Incentives Likely to Improve QualityHealthcare IT News (blog)Their study also would have provided even more compelling evidence for an advantage to EHR use if they had measured before-and-after performance for groups that had switched away from paper-based to using an EHR. But this study absolutely provides a ...and more »
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    15. Q&A: How APM replaced perception with fact at one health care company

      If end users' perceptions of new technologies often appear out of sync with actual performance, they probably are. In this interview, Will Weider, CIO of Ministry Health Care, discusses some of the challenges of rolling out an electronic health records system to clinics across Wisconsin …..”We needed a way to objectively measure the user experience. We really didn't feel we could get a true measure of end user experience unless we had something running on the desktop. The APM solution [from Aternity Inc.] is really kind of monitoring what the end user is seeing: How long they're on ...
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    16. Report: Start Stage 2 Meaningful Use Work Now

      Report: Start Stage 2 Meaningful Use Work Now
      Report: Start Stage 2 Meaningful Use Work NowHealth Data ManagementA final rule on requirements under Stage 2 of the EHR meaningful use program is unlikely to be significantly different from recommendations from the HIT Policy and Standards Committees, according to a new report from consultancy Computer Sciences Corp. ...
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    17. Two More States Start Medicaid EHR Meaningful Use

      Two More States Start Medicaid EHR Meaningful Use
      Two More States Start Medicaid EHR Meaningful UseHealth Data ManagementPennsylvania and the state of Washington recently launched their Medicaid electronic health records meaningful use incentive programs, the 16th and 17th states to do so, but the first since May 2. Fourteen out of the first 15 states live on the program ...
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