The new meaningful use timeline is not welcome to everyone, with some seeing it as a further drag on progress for the health IT industry's largest challenge. Either way, more time brings more changes to shape the program.
A new House bill endorsed by BIOCOM, BayBio, Qualcomm, CONNECT, the American Telemedicine Association and the California Healthcare Institute proposes using mobile medical apps to cut costs on chronic diseases.
The very demographic needed to make the Affordable Care Act work is largely skeptical of its efficacy, and less than 30 percent plan on enrolling in a HIX health plan. Blame partisanship, in part, one researcher says. MORE
Healthcare executives and other stakeholders nationwide reacted across the entire gamut -- some happy, some neutral and others disappointed-- in the news Friday that the federal government would potentially delay Stage 2 of the meaningful use program. MORE
A group of health and technology groups are trying to make sure that the third phase of Meaningful Use include robust interoperability requirements especially for patient-generated data and remote monitoring -- as others start talking about a delay. MORE
One of the biggest factors in delaying the ICD-10 implementation deadline to October 2014 was to provide more time for entities to conduct better testing. One expert offers advice on how that can best be done. MORE