After weeks of speculation about when the meaningful use Stage 2 modifications and Stage 3 final rules would be published, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released both rules together in a 752-page document late in the afternoon on Oct. 6.
Last year, six out of 10 hospitals provide patients with the ability to electronically view, download, and transmit their health information, according to a data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
University of Missouri Health Care was awarded the global Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award for Excellence for its health care technology innovations.
For almost 20 years, telehealth advocates have faced the Sisyphean task of trying to get the U.S. Congress to expand Medicare coverage for telehealth, while continuing to hammer away at the confusing landscape of state laws and regulations.
The proportion of physicians electronically sharing health information with patients grew by double-digits between 2013 and 2014, but only four in 10 physicians electronically shared patient health information with other providers, according to a data brief from...
The complex meaningful use process will soon give way to inevitable progress towards a more data-connected, data-facilitated healthcare future, former National Coordinator David Blumenthal, M.D. told his iHT2 audience in New York last week
As the Stage 2 meaningful use modification rule has yet to be released, The American Medical Association (AMA) is calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to give automatic hardship exemptions for physicians who did not attest to Stage 2...