Hospitals and health systems can glean significant lessons learned from Yale New Haven Health System's ongoing journey to improving quality and lowering costs, including the health system's willingness to openly share its challenges and best practices.
Industry stakeholders have given the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) feedback for a proposed rule that would give the agency more power in overseeing and reviewing electronic health records (EHR) and other health IT products.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has launched a competition to develop a mobile platform to help educate physicians and clinicians about the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) program.
Officials at CMS on Tuesday posted the agency’s finalized Quality Measurement Program on its website, focusing on identifying known measurement and performance gaps and developing measures in six key quality “domains”
Last week’s announcement on the part of CMS officials proposing significant changes to Medicare payment for physicians signaled an increasing willingness on their part to dialogue iteratively with providers about what needs to be changed---and when
May 2, 2016 | Leslie Kriegstein, Vice President of Congressional Affairs, CHIME
In an unusual move, CMS published the long-anticipated proposed rule on the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) program stemming from the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) of 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to collaborate with other federal agencies to ensure that medical devices are truly interoperable with electronic heath records (EHR) systems.