October 22, 2014 - The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission, which certifies entities that process transactions or exchange health information for meeting best practices, has released for public comment draft criteria for a new accountable care organization accreditation program expected to be formally launched in early 2015.
October 22, 2014 - Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has launched a new virtual feature available on KP.org, its integrated member resource website. Through a secured email server, patients can now send digital images to their physicians, including pictures of rashes, wounds or other injuries.
My Two Cents
May 1, 2011 - Some providers aggressively promote their I.T. capabilities, while others take a more subtle approach.
April 20, 2011 -
The attestation process for applying for Stage 1 meaningful use EHR incentive payments began Monday, April 18. Theres a lot of money on the line, and a lot of questions about how to use the online attestation system and report core and alternative MU measures.
On Wednesday, April 20, Travis Broome, special assistant to the consortium administrator at The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Jessica Kahn, director of Health I.T. at CMS, walked through the attestation module.