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05-16-2014 | Meaningful Use
An electronic medication history service is enabling Allina Health System to efficiently meet regulatory requirements.
01-24-2014 | Meaningful Use
A recent survey by the National Center for Health Statistics found that while physician use of EHRs continues to increase, many still aren't ready for Meaningful Use Stage 2.
12-13-2013 | Meaningful Use
A group of eight health IT organizations—including HIMSS—is recommending that HHS include patient generated health data in the definition of an EHR system in its consideration of the meaningful use stage 3 requirements.
11-28-2013 | Meaningful Use
CMS has published a tip-sheet to help healthcare organizations ensure they have the correct data elements in three of the Stage 2 meaningful
10-9-2013 | Meaningful Use
The iConnect® Network enables imaging centers to share reports and studies electronically with hospitals and physician practices
09-25-2013 | Meaningful Use
New report examines how providers are using patient portal technologies to comply with meaningful use stage 2 requirements
08-17-2013 | Meaningful Use
Groups request extensions, small hospitals fall behind – and the leader plans his exit
08-3-2013 | Meaningful Use
CMS releases data assessing the progress of the EHR incentive program
05-25-2013 | Meaningful Use
The American Hospital Association acknowledges the Meaningful Use shortcomings, but makes a case for continuing it
04-6-2013 | Meaningful Use
Two bills have been introduced in Congress that seek to ease penalties for various types of physicians
03-1-2013 | Meaningful Use
Stoltenberg Consulting offers services that level the EHR playing field, enabling smaller community hospitals to realize Meaningful Use
02-28-2013 | Meaningful Use
Pioneering ACO leaders are identifying best practices and pitfalls in data management en route toward success under the new payment model
02-2-2013 | Meaningful Use
Specialists may question the relevance of federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) incentive program requirements
09-4-2012 | Meaningful Use
Meaningful use requirements are getting more complex – and providers should respond by broadening their IT efforts.
06-27-2012 | Meaningful Use
Use it or lose it: Organizations are calling for EHR certification criteria to include a usability quotient.
05-12-2012 | Meaningful Use
The American Hospital Association states that 80% of hospitals have not yet met the Stage 1 Meaningful Use criteria.