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Health information technology in the community pharmacyLocal HIE, regional EHR, interoperability all over the place -- get your pharmacy ready. They're practically here.
Meaningful use: Is it time for the program to end?The incentive program for electronic health records is in limbo as physicians and their advocates dig in their heels.
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016
Top 10 challenges facing physicians in 2016Read about the ten challenges Medical Economics believes will be important to physicians in the upcoming year.
Predicting the future of Meaningful Use 3Medical Economics sat down with John Halamka, MD, MS, to ask questions about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' issuing of a Final Rule for attesting to Stage 3 of Meaningful Use programs as well as physicians' demands for delays of the 2017 starting.
Meaningful Use final rule: 4 Tips for hospitalsHospitals and physicians must be diligent in the implementation of their meaningful use business or strategic plan.
Meaningful use final rules: 3 things you need to knowOn October 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released Meaningful Use-Stage 2 modifications and Stage 3 final rules.
The Flex-IT 2 Act: More posturing than promiseThe Flex-IT 2 Act, recently proposed in Congress, is seen as an example of the resistance toward adopting Meaningful Use standards.
Physicians left in Meaningful Use limboThe MGMA, among others representing medical practices, is asking CMS to delay the Stage 3 rules of meaningful use to benefit physicians and patients.
Health IT not meeting practices’ care coordination needsA new study published in the Annals of Family Medicine shows that healthcare information technology is not helping providers with the aspects of care coordination they need most.
CMS releases Stage 3 Meaningful Use rulesFewer than half of physicians have met Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements and, despite a promise to add flexibility to reporting requirements in 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a proposed rule for Stage 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program that some stakeholders say is anything but flexible.