Speaking at the AHIP National Health Policy Conference, Alex Azar gave a keynote in which he spoke about the administration’s desire to accelerate value-based transformation, and create a true market for healthcare.
During a daylong listening session sponsored by ONC and CMS on the issue of reducing clinician burden, healthcare industry stakeholders shared a litany of frustrations and complaints about EHRs contributing to administrative burden and physician burnout.
A Congressional bill passed in the early morning hours on Feb. 9 brought an end to an overnight government shutdown, while also including provisions that give CMS the option to slow down certain aspects of MIPS.
McCleese recently spoke with Healthcare Informatics about rural healthcare obstacles, what winning this award means to him, how he’s been able to have success in this role, and how he sees the policy landscape shaking out.
In the most recent Healthcare Informatics podcast, Managing Editor Rajiv Leventhal and Dr. John Halamka discuss the CIO’s latest takeaways on MACRA, and also touch on other key health IT topics such as the next frontier in innovation and precision medicine.
Electronic health records (EHR) vendor eClinicalWorks now faces a second class action lawsuit in a little over a month as continued fallout from allegations that the company’s software does not meet Meaningful Use requirements.