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Health Information Exchange: Where Do We Go from Here
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AHRQ Studies MU and Adverse Drug Events
Aug 29, 2014 - The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) funded study found an association between the reduction of hospital-caused adverse drug events and the Meaningful Use program. The study focused on hospitals in the state of Florida and found hospitals that adopted all five core measures of meaningful use for medication management in 2010 had the lowest rate of adverse drug events of all hospitals in the state
MU Stage2 offers 2014 flexibility
Aug 30, 2014
The Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use August 29 that offers hospitals and physicians flexibility for 2014.
The new rule allows eligible providers to use the 2011 Edition of certified EHR technology or a combination of 2011 and 2014 Edition for the 2014 Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs,
Come 2015, all eligible providers will be required to use the 2014 Edition if certified EHR technology.
Blues go public with data exchange
Aug 29, 2014
Two large health insurers are hoping a new "public utility" patient data sharing service will improve one of the most pernicious problems in American healthcare.
Blue Shield of California and WellPoint, the parent of Anthem Blue Cross, are investing a combined $80 million to start the California Integrated Data Exchange, as a “next generation” health information exchange service for providers, payers and patients.
Sharing the Value of Health IT with Policy MakersAug 29, 2014
by Esther Kim, Coordinator, Government Relations, HIMSS Once a year, HIMSS members and other healthcare leaders travel to Washington, D.C. to visit their legislators and share the value of health IT during personal visits with their legislators. In other words, they advocate for … Continue reading
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