December 19, 2013 - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has named Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the health commissioner for the City of New Orleans, as the new national coordinator for health information technology.
December 18, 2013 - The health care industry remains behind in readiness for the ICD-10 code set, according to the latest in a series of status surveys from the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange.
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.