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CMS signals an ease to meaningful use reporting
Healthcare IT News : January 29, 2015, 9:50 am
It's official. The federal government has announced its willingness to ease up on meaningful use reporting requirements for the EHR Incentive Programs.
From airplanes to doctors' offices: Improving population health outcomes
Healthcare IT News : January 29, 2015, 8:31 am
To consider how to improve population health outcomes, let’s start in an unlikely place—an airplane. If you’ve ever flown on an airliner, chances are good that you’ve browsed through the inflight magazine. If so, you’ve likely seen one of the ads for New York Magazine's "Best Doctors in New York."
What has SHARP accomplished for EHRs?
Healthcare IT News : January 29, 2015, 8:13 am
After four years and $60 million, the ONC's Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects program is essentially done, and each project has made strides in improving various elements of EHRs. Those involved in SHARP believe their work has advanced the health IT field, but it remains to be seen if any of their innovations find their way into widespread use.
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Five accelerants to the adoption of connected health
Healthcare IT News : January 29, 2015, 7:32 am
I’m often asked, ‘If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?’ I’ve resisted responding, thinking that things are not so simple and reducing the keys to adoption to a list is unrealistic. However, I have been thinking lately about the cultural and business phenomena that are currently shaping and accelerating the adoption of connected health and, in that context, came up with five accelerants.
Call for nominations: H.I.T. Men & Women Awards
Healthcare IT News : January 29, 2015, 7:20 am
Every year, Healthcare IT News pays tribute to nine leaders and trailblazers who are advancing health technology through their dedication and vision. It's time to nominate the 2015 H.I.T. Men & Women.