Electronic Health Records (EHRs) - Meaningful Use

Mar 14, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last month extended to March 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT the Medicare deadline for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to submit electronic clinical quality measure data and to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for calendar…
Mar 6, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced MyHealthEData, a federal initiative to expand patient access to their medical data electronically. The White House Office of American Innovation will lead the initiative, which will also include the Department of Health and Human…
Mar 1, 2018
Hospitals and health systems continue to enhance their ability to electronically share essential patient information with health care providers and engage patients in their health care, according to two TrendWatch reports released today by the AHA. Nearly all hospital patients (93%) can view…
Mar 1, 2018
Health care services are delivered across a spectrum of providers and settings of care, including physician offices, pharmacies, labs, imaging facilities, hospitals and health centers. Providers’ ability to electronically exchange patient information and share information with patients is critical…
Mar 1, 2018
Hospitals’ and health systems’ ongoing prioritization of health information technology (IT) tools continues to expand patients’ ability to engage with their providers, access their health data, and interact with the health care system electronically. It also allows providers to more readily…
Feb 23, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the Medicare deadline for eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals to submit electronic clinical quality measure data and/or attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for calendar year 2017 to March 16 at 11:59 p.m.…
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The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

Feb 23, 2018
On Feb. 9, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a massive budget bill containing a number of priorities important to hospitals and health systems. In addition to funding the government until March 23, the bill also raises the debt ceiling and sets…
Feb 23, 2018
On February 9, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a massive budget bill containing a number of priorities important to hospitals and health systems. In addition to funding the government until March 23, the bill also raises the debt ceiling and…
Feb 15, 2018
Held February 8, 2018 Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Principal Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will join AHA Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. ET for a special webinar to review the recently released draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. The 21st…
Feb 7, 2018
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Principal Deputy National Coordinator Genevieve Morris will join AHA Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. ET for a special webinar to review the recently released draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement. The 21st Century Cures Act…