meaningful use

Doctors get new flexibility in Meaningful Use reporting
Doctors get new flexibility in Meaningful Use reportingDoctors taking part in stage 2 of the Meaningful Use program for electronic health records (EHRs) will get some welcome flexibility in their reporting requirements next year.
Patient care comes first for McKesson’s 2016 Pharmacy of the Year winnersMcKesson recognized some outstanding community pharmacies at this year's IdeaShare.
Physician-pharmacist partnerships key to higher profits, future progressOnce physicians see what you can do for them, they won't want to let you go.
Congress works to ease year-long Meaningful Use reportingPhysicians treating Medicare patients may get some relief this year from the reporting requirements under the Meaningful Use rules, thanks to a bill in both houses of Congress. But that relief is far from guaranteed.
Think you're safe without proper BA agreements? Think again
Think you're safe without proper BA agreements? Think againAs I visit with providers, I discover managers that are not well educated in the HIPAA process, and do not understand they are required to do an annual Security Risk Audit and review of their practice even if they do not have an EMR, writes Carol Gibbons in her latest blog.
Meaningful use losing its meaning?Regulations surrounding electronic health records are evolving. The medical community waits hopefully for a system that focuses more on outcomes and less on the use of technology itself.