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GAO Calls For Significant Strategy Changes To The CMS EHR Incentive Program

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

The GAO recently took a swipe at the government’s Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, saying it lacked strategy and called for action to establish a strategy in order to achieve its goals, especially those aimed at improving care. Specifically, GAO … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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ONC Supports EHR Update For Implantable Medical Devices

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The ONC has recommended that makers of electronic health records update their systems to capture and display identification data about implantable medical devices. The recommendation, which came in a proposed rule late Friday, suggests that EHRs record and display these … Continue reading

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ONC, CMS Explore Aligning Incentives

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This is not going to be easy: ONC and CMS officials are talking about aligning incentives at some point in the future. On Monday during a town hall session, an attendee representing a Kentucky regional extension center asked top officials … Continue reading

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ONC Issues Interim HITECH Act EHR Rule Proposal

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on Feb. 21 issued a proposal for an interim, updated edition of HITECH Act electronic health record software certification criteria, including privacy and security components. Compliance with the proposed 2015 … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use Attestation Deadlines Extended For CMS EHR Incentive Program

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

The CMS is extending the deadline for physicians and other eligible professionals to attest to meaningful use for the Medicare EHR incentive program for the 2013 reporting year and is offering some hospitals a second chance at receiving payment—as well … Continue reading

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Proposed Medicare Payment Overhaul Would Affect CMS EHR Incentive Program

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The proposed legislative overhaul of Medicare’s payment formula for physicians has important implications for the use of health information technology, including significant changes to the regulatory scheme for the meaningful use of electronic health records. The meaningful-use requirements in Medicare’s … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases January 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its January 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: January 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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CDC Report Cites Physicians Not Prepared For Stage 2 MU

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The Stage 2 numbers for eligible docs are, some might say, a little bit scary. Most office-based physicians are not prepared for the October 2014 beginning attestation date. In fact, many aren’t even close. Only 13 percent say their electronic … Continue reading

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Study Finds EHRs Help Physicians Improve Patient Care

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A new study in the journal Health Services Research finds nearly three-quarters of physicians using electronic health records in 2011 said there were clinical benefits when patients’ medical histories were kept in digital files. The study focused on doctors’ perceptions … Continue reading

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