Fred Goldstein catches up with ONC’s Donald Rucker shortly after his keynote address at the HIMSS pre-conference NHIT Summit announcing the Notice of Proposed Rule Making.
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Who doesn’t like a good list? Whether you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. From the latest health mobile app technology to the top healthIT stories from last month, here are some interesting lists.
Heading to Las Vegas for HIMSS next week? The annual and biggest gathering of the health IT industry is upon us and it says it won’t disappoint. See you there.
Don’t miss a minute this week. Keep up on National Health IT Week on social media with hashtags.
This past June healthcare lost Dr. “Larry” Weed, one of its great disruptors. Take some time to read about Dr. Weed’s impressive life and his dedication to improving how healthcare is delivered. “Larry Weed mentored hundreds, inspired thousands and entertained tens of thousands.”
Join us for this special session of the ABCs of MIPS to review the newly released CMS 2018 Quality Payment Program proposed rule. Register now for this June 27th event.
By William A. Hyman – Readers in this space are well aware of cybersecurity threats, and the need for affirmative security activities to prevent threats from becoming crises. Risk assessment is part of this agenda…
To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, organizations across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National Health Information Technology Week, September 26-30, 2016.
Surveys have been completed, questions have been asked, and polls have been taken. Three companies sifted through all of the data and have created some informative reports about salaries, compensation, career motivation, and happiness in the health IT industry. Check out the results in these 2016 reports from Medscape, Medreps, and Greythorn.
CMS shut down the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Registration and Attestation System to correct an error that is preventing eligible professionals (EPs) from claiming an exclusion for Measure 1 of the Patient Electronic Access Objective (referred to as 8A in the attestation system).
There are currently three proposed rules that are related and effect the CMS EHR Incentive programs. Here are some details and resources.
By Joy Rios, Health IT Consultant at Ask Joy Health IT Consulting Twitter: @askjoyrios This year, as you may already know, both hospitals and physician practices participating in Meaningful Use must offer patients a way to access their health records electronically. The patient electronic access objective specifically calls for providing patients the ability to view […]
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