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HIMSS anticipates the same straightforward, thoughtful approach during his tenure at HHS, where he will be responsible for implementing value-based care delivery solutions and advancing medical research and care delivery models that produce 21st Century results.
the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Calendar Year (CY) 2017 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) final rule, which finalizes changes to the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program, Hospital Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program, and the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting (OQR) Program.
Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center’s use of best practices in implementing EHRss and other forms health IT resulted in revalidation of its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAMSM) Stage 7 status
“As an ambulatory care organization that has leveraged people process and technology to significantly reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, Horizon Family Medical group exemplifies how collaborative teamwork, effective planning and use of health IT can result in sustainable improvements in patient outcomes,” said Jonathan French, senior director, health information systems, and the Davies Award program for HIMSS.
Adventist Health System’s use of best practices in implementing EHRs and other forms of health IT at its hospitals resulted in the recent Achievement of HIMSS Analytics® EMRAM Stage 7 at one facility and the revalidation of its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) SM Stage 7 status at another.
These are challenging times for our healthcare delivery system. Taking time to be sure you fully understand your individual situation and respond accordingly will be critical to containing costs and improving your opportunities for success.
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