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 •  March 22, 2016

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's proposed rule giving it the power to conduct direct reviews of certified health IT products can in many ways be explained by what it doesn't do, according to Michael Lipinski, JD, director of the agency's division of federal policy and regulatory affairs. On a March 22 webinar focusing on the...

Fierce EMR

 •  November 4, 2015

A focus on electronic health records and health IT by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General shows no signs of abating, as evidenced by its 2016 work plan, issued Nov. 2. But its priorities certainly have evolved.

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 •  October 26, 2015

Electronic health record systems currently can leave much to be desired when it comes to integrating clinical decision support and streamlining workflows, and there are many enhancements needed for the next generation of EHRs, according to a recent ...

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 •  October 20, 2015

Both received accreditation from DirectTrust and the Electronic Health Care Network Accreditation Commission. DirectTrust is a non-profit

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 •  October 14, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, in unveiling his plan to reform the current healthcare system, said the electronic health record incentive program needs a "reboot," during a speech delivered Tuesday in New Hampshire. President Barack Obama ...

Fierce EMR

 •  October 13, 2015

However, MEDITECH will have to work hard to stay relevant ... That also trends with a recent data brief released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, which reported that more than eight of 10 ambulatory care physicians are using ...

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 •  October 5, 2015

Stage 2 of the program, which requires more health information exchange and patient engagement, began in 2014. The data brief also doesn't acknowledge that data exchange is likely lower with non-Meaningful Use program participants since they have lower ...