1. Articles in category: EHR Meaningful Use

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    1. 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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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. The Future of Meaningful Use, EHRs and Accountable Care Webinar Offered

      The Future of Meaningful Use, EHRs and Accountable Care Webinar OfferedAmerican Banking News (press release)Understand how medical practices can secure EHR adoption incentive payments. Comprehend how practices need to rapidly understand their EHR implementation and usability requirements for EHR meaningful use. Recognize the functionality to look for that ...and more »
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    9. Beware too-great EHR expectations

      CHIME: Beware too-great EHR expectationsHealth Imaging & ITThe timeliness standard under the HIPAA provisions “is significantly different from that under the EHR meaningful use regulations recently adopted by HHS (30 days for information maintained onsite vs. three business days),” CHIME noted.and more »
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    10. Federal Government Employs 'Carrot-Stick' Approach to EHR Adoption

      Federal Government Employs 'Carrot-Stick' Approach to EHR Adoption
      As the HITRC gathers information on effective practices and helps the RECs work with one another and with relevant stakeholders to identify and share best practices in EHR adoption ... apply for the Medicare EHR meaningful use incentive program.
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    11. Important Meaningful Use Dates for 2011

      Important Meaningful Use Dates for 2011Health Data ManagementFeb. 29, 2012: Last day for eligible professionals to register and attest to receive an incentive payment for calendar year 2011. A lot more information on the EHR meaningful use programs is available at cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms.
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    12. EHRs Are Not Truly Meaningful Without Diagnostic Images

      The final rule for phase 1 of the federal government’s EHR meaningful use initiative, published in July 2010, failed to specify inclusion of diagnostic images as a requirement to qualify for incentives. As healthcare organizations across the country execute on plans to secure stimulus funds, most do not include diagnostic images.
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    13. The Buzzword For HIMSS11 — ACOs

      The Buzzword For HIMSS11 — ACOsHealthcare Technology Online (press release)Many sought direction as to the priority level they should place on an ACO transition in light of the EHR Meaningful Use, ICD-10, and HIPAA 5010 projects most already have underway. Second, there was a palpable fear among attendees regarding the ...and more »
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    14. Meaningful Use Within Reach

      Meaningful Use Within ReachHealthcare Technology Online (press release)The survey results indicate that while many are on the path to EHR meaningful use, there is still much work that needs to be done to fully comply with these ...and more »
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    15. Security Gap Imperils Meaningful Use Promise

      Security Gap Imperils Meaningful Use Promise
      providers can start applying for EHR meaningful use incentive payments and by May the first organizations could be getting checks for demonstrating they are receiving the benefits that EHRs have always promised. That's wonderful ... but I remember a core ...
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