Electronic Health Records (EHRs) - Meaningful Use

Jun 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released a resource to help electronic health record vendors and others incorporate post-acute care assessment instrument data elements into electronic health record products to improve interoperability and facilitate care coordination. The…
Apr 27, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week took steps toward relieving some of the regulatory burden on America’s hospitals and health systems – a key plank of our advocacy agenda. Among the many changes in its proposed rule for Medicare inpatient hospital payment for next…
Apr 23, 2018
Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals and critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use of electronic health records under the Medicare EHR Incentive Program for 2017 can now apply for a hardship exception to avoid a payment adjustment in FY 2019. IPPS hospitals must…
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…