September 19, 2014 - The College of Health Information Management Executives has released a case study on how Chadron Community Hospital and Health Services, a critical access hospital in Chadron, Neb., implemented its electronic health record system.
September 18, 2014 - Regional Extension Centers--created under the HITECH Act to assist providers in adopting and becoming meaningful users of electronic health records--have surpassed their goal by supporting more than 100,000 providers to demonstrate Stage 1 Meaningful Use, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
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.