The HIT Policy Committee received tentative suggestions, but some issues may still hear debate. Among them: how to focus on patient-centered e-clinical quality measures, and whether they should be made public.
MedTech Media, a division of HIMSS Media, announced today the launch of mHealth News, a website serving the information needs of professionals who are advancing healthcare through the use of mobile platforms.
Amid state and federal probes into possible conflicts of interest in the 2012 contract award, CNSI is suing the Louisiana health department and arguing that the termination is costing taxpayers millions in the long-run.
The change pushes back shared-responsibility payments, and gives the federal government extra time to iron out reporting requirements. It may also mean more families and children end up on Medicaid or CHIP.
The inside story of how a 5-hospital health system leveraged its Epic EHR to arm physicians with clinical decision support technology at the point of care. What ThedaCare learned: EHR vendors should be working in lock step with content vendors.
In part because of the ruling and in part because of diverse state interests, there is a national mosaic of health law: employer taxes based on Medicaid expansion, experimental Medicaid-exchange policies and unanswered questions about federal preemption and state single payer programs.
Amid the health IT challenges the ONC acknowledged in its report -- costs, workflow and usability concerns for some physicians, and exchange limitations for some hospitals -- the past year also saw some criticism of meaningful use.