Category Archives: Meaningful Use

Specialty-Focused EHRs Re-Entering The Picture


Interesting article at http://www.emrandehr.com on “Specialty-Focused EHRs Re-Entering The Picture” by Anne Zieger My comment below . . . “And then the specialists can opt for yet a third choice – a generalized EHR that has as it’s foundation BPM … Continue reading

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Performance based reimbursement – coming soon to a place near you


Healthcare services delivery in the USA is out of control. Costs have skyrocketed, facilities are overloaded, doctors are suffering burnout and government intervention has, under the guise of improving patient safety and outcomes, yielded only modest improvements. MU (Meaningful Use) … Continue reading

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Patient Portals versus APIs for Patient Access to Healthcare Information


Back in November 2015, Health Data Management published an article called “Challenges Ahead for Portals”. This is an interesting article because it indirectly describes the effect of too much regulatory involvement in healthcare services delivery. http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/news/challenges-ahead-for-portals-51630-1.html In the article, Raj … Continue reading

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Your healthcare tax dollars at work !


“The April release of Reboot: Re-examining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT, co-authored by Republican Senators Lamar Alexander (TN), Richard Burr (NC), Tom Coburn (OK), Michael B. Enzi (WY), Pat Roberts (KS), and John Thune (SD), concludes in its 27-page … Continue reading

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Come Along And Be My Data Troll


I am following a LinkedIn discussion “EMR work: Who seem to be best contributors – Clinical or Technical?” My initial response was we need contributions from both. Revisiting the many posts, I feel it is important to point out that “technology” in … Continue reading

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The Call to Halt Meaningful Use Incentives


You may have read that some congressmen are calling for a halt to Meaningful Use Incentives. They are citing “ . . . a lack of standards for EHR interoperability as grounds for HHS to rethink its methods for subsidizing … Continue reading

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