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Meaningful Use, ICD-10 challenging for pediatrics

Federal mandates, such as Meaningful Use and ICD-10, have brought their own challenges to pediatrics, according to Debbie Rupe, R.N., ‎Clinical Analyst at Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Docs name obstacles to meeting Stage 3 care coordination criteria

A new study in the  Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  finds that obstacles could hinder physician efforts to meet electronic care coordination criteria in Stage 3 of Meaningful Use. 

Why it may be time to shop for a new EHR

If your EHR isn't meeting your practice's long-term needs, here is what you should know before shopping around for a new vendor, according to a recent article from  Physicians Practice.

Legacy technology: A scapegoat for HIT startup struggles?

Digital health startups often fail due to an inability to integrate with legacy HIT systems--including electronic health records--according to entrepreneur John Sung Kim.

Marc Probst: Meaningful Use Stage 3 a mistake

In an interview with  FierceHealthIT  at the recent College of Healthcare Information Management Executives fall forum in Orlando, Intermountain Healthcare CIO Marc Probst discussed his Health IT Policy Committee efforts, Meaningful Use and his organization's role in the Department of Defense's electronic health record contract.

CHIME 2015: Policy and regulation about finding balance, ONC's Michael McCoy says

While often "regulators want to regulate," in the case of the new Meaningful Use rule, opening up an additional comment period is a sign things are moving ahead, ONC's Chief Health Information Officer Michael McCoy said during an event Friday.

CHIME 2015: Public health reporting, patient engagement top Meaningful Use concerns

Hospital CIOs discussed concerns and areas of priority for the updated Meaningful Use Stage 3/2015 modification rule Thursday morning at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives forum in Orlando.

Early Meaningful Use reactions a mixed bag; where do you stand?

The Department of Health and Human Services, at long last, has published its final rule for Meaningful Use, combining the modifications to the incentive program for 2015 through 2017 with Stage 3....

John Halamka: 3 areas healthcare should address in 2016

It's already almost time to plan for a new year, and as 2015 heads toward its final stretch, stakeholders in the healthcare industry already are looking at what areas to focus on in 2016.

Medicare Advantage may be best program to power healthcare reform

Though some have championed Meaningful Use as a key tool for driving reform in the healthcare system, its power pales in comparison to that of the increasingly popular Medicare Advantage program.