USHIK Makes Meaningful Use Measures Available Online | Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology Skip to content Skip to navigation

USHIK Makes Meaningful Use Measures Available Online

December 19, 2012
by Rajiv Leventhal
| Reprints

The United States Healthcare Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) has added recently published information on meaningful use clinical quality measures and their associated value sets as well as the meaningful use core and menu objectives.

USHIK is a project funded by the Rockville, Maryland-based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) under the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The project consists of the creation and maintenance of a system of metadata registries and their metadata standards. The knowledgebase offers search, comparison and download functionality for clinical quality measures for 2011-2013, as well as 2014, and core and menu objective information for Stage 1 and Stage 2 of meaningful use.

Topics

News

NewYork-Presbyterian, Walgreens Partner on Telemedicine Initiative

NewYork-Presbyterian and Walgreens are collaborating to bring expanded access to NewYork-Presbyterian’s healthcare through new telemedicine services, the two organizations announced this week.

ONC Releases Patient Demographic Data Quality Framework

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) developed a framework to help health systems, large practices, health information exchanges and payers to improve their patient demographic data quality.

AMIA, Pew Urge Congress to Ensure ONC has Funding to Implement Cures Provisions

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) have sent a letter to congressional appropriators urging them to ensure that ONC has adequate funding to implement certain 21st Century Cures Act provisions.

Former Michigan Governor to Serve as Chair of DRIVE Health

Former Michigan Governor John Engler will serve as chair of the DRIVE Health Initiative, a campaign aimed at accelerating the U.S. health system's transition to value-based care.

NJ Medical Group Launches Statewide HIE, OneHealth New Jersey

The Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) recently launched OneHealth New Jersey, a statewide health information exchange (HIE) that is now live.

Survey: 70% of Providers Using Off-Premises Computing for Some Applications

A survey conducted by KLAS Research found that 70 percent of healthcare organizations have moved at least some applications or IT infrastructure off-premises.