Late last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) announced plans to extend Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 2, delay the upcoming Stage 3 and 2017 Edition certification criteria rulemakings, and implement a 2015 Edition of EHR certification criteria. 224 more words
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On Friday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released a joint blog post from Rob Tagalicod of CMS and Jacob Reider of ONC, revealing an updated timeline for Meaningful Use Stage 2, extending the timeline through 2016: 361 more words
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"A common and somewhat unique aspect to EHR vendor contracts is that the EHR vendor lays claim to the data entered into their system." - Who's data is it anyway?
Rob Tholemeier, Director, Chilmark Research, co-authored this post.
Privacy and security
Too often, healthcare providers believe that compliance with health IT privacy and security regulations is “baked into” their electronic health record (EHR) software. 178 more words
For readers interested in learning more about the EHR Incentive Program and the American College of Radiology’s related advocacy efforts, I am participating in a refresher course at RSNA 2013 on December 5 at 8:30AM titled “Latest Developments in Meaningful Use: Ask the Experts” (RC626). 41 more words