Meaningful Use

Sep 26, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Standard form EHR contracts can be a bit tricky to negotiate, according to Office of the National Coordinator for…
Sep 14, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
With the reporting and tech burdens high even by large provider standards, solo and small group practices are preparing for a rough entry.
Lawmakers ask HHS to be flexible with MACRA, back calls to delay rollout
Sep 07, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Leaders from the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Energy and Commerce said healthcare providers need more…
Sep 02, 2016 | Mike Miliard
The industry association calls on CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt to focus on the key issues of data sharing and…
Medical groups to Andy Slavitt: Make 90-day reporting official
Aug 22, 2016 | Henry Powderly
Though CMS finalized a 90-day period for 2015, many providers were not able to take advantage of that flexibility…
Aug 11, 2016 | Tom Sullivan
Karen DeSalvo, MD, revealed on Thursday that she is resigning as head of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
Jul 26, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
While most hospitals have contingency plans in place in case something happens…
Jul 25, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
In a continuing dialog with providers on MACRA, Andy Slavitt addressed the American Osteopathic Association at their annual meeting…
AHA finds patient access to medical records higher than ever
Jul 22, 2016 | Bernie Monegain
More than 90 percent of hospitals across the country make patients' medical record available…
Enter MACRA: CMS chief Andy Slavitt says new law lets doctors be doctors
Jul 18, 2016 | Beth Jones Sanborn
If the law doesn't become too complicated, the CMS chief said it will lead to better care and happier doctors.