EHR Meaningful Use Registrations On the Rise

Posted on Sep 19 2011

According to iHealthBeat, about 13,000 eligible health care providers signed up in August for the meaningful use program, an increase of 30% from July.  That’s in addition to the 90,000 health care providers that had registered for the electronic health record meaningful use incentive program by the end of August. Continue reading EHR Meaningful Use Registrations On the Rise

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Subsidizing EHR Purchases with Meaningful Use Dollars

Posted on Sep 09 2011

Many physicians have funded their electronic health record (EHR) purchases with the CMS meaningful use incentive payments.  Take a look at this article, written by Joseph Goedert and published by Health Data Management earlier this month. Continue reading Subsidizing EHR Purchases with Meaningful Use Dollars

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CMS to Explain Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measures on Aug. 30th

Posted on Aug 23 2011

The Office of Clinical Quality and Standards at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a webinar from 1-3pm EST on August 30th to explain the clinical quality measures in the Medicare electronic health records meaningful use program. Continue reading CMS to Explain Meaningful Use Clinical Quality Measures on Aug. 30th

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CMS to Host EHR “Meaningful Use” Teleconference on 8/18/11

Posted on Aug 15 2011

On Thursday, August 18,2011 from 1:30-3:00 EST, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an EHR Incentive Program teleconference on “Understanding Meaningful Use.” Continue reading CMS to Host EHR “Meaningful Use” Teleconference on 8/18/11

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To Keep or Replace Sage Medical Manager® to comply with ‘Meaningful Use’ and 5010/ICD-10? THAT is the Question.

Posted on Jul 27 2011

Achieving meaningful use of an electronic health record (EHR) is not the only deadline facing medical practices.  By federal mandate, in January of 2012, practices must process claims in the new 5010 format, Continue reading To Keep or Replace Sage Medical Manager® to comply with ‘Meaningful Use’ and 5010/ICD-10? THAT is the Question.

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CMS to Host “EHR Incentive Program Basics” for EPs on 7/14/11

Posted on Jul 11 2011
On Thursday, July 14,2011, CMS will host “Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Basics for Eligible Professionals” from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST.  This session is intended for eligible professionals who are individual practitioners.  Registration will close at 1:30 PM ET on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, or when available space has been filled.  Some of the questions that will be answered as a part of the presentation include:

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Health IT Growth Indicators from the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

Posted on Jun 28 2011

According to an article published yesterday in HealthLeaders Media, Farzad Mostashari, MD, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, laid out a list of leading IT growth indicators at a recent National Health IT Summit in Washington DC: Continue reading Health IT Growth Indicators from the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

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Delay EHR Meaningful Use Stage 2 for Those That Attest in 2011?

Posted on Jun 09 2011

According to Health Data Management, the meaningful use workgroup of the Health I.T. Policy Committee, which advises the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, is recommending that Stage 2 of electronic health records be delayed by one year to 2014 for providers who attest to Stage 1 meaningful use in 2011. Continue reading Delay EHR Meaningful Use Stage 2 for Those That Attest in 2011?

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