Meaningful use

CIO and doctors
By Bernie Monegain 06:20 am October 16, 2015
More than 600 CIOs at the CHIME15 Fall Forum were asked to consider happiness -- and how they might have more of it. They seemed to take to the concept that "joy fuels our potential."
Confused man at laptop
By Bernie Monegain 04:14 am October 16, 2015
Hospital chief information officers are still figuring out what the final rules for Stage 2 and Stage 3 meaningful use will mean for them. The message from fellow CIOs at the CHIME Fall Forum: "We feel your pain."
Pam McNutt
By Bernie Monegain 06:31 am October 15, 2015
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, with its more than 1,700 members, gets down to work today at its CHIME15 Fall CIO Forum.
Future technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:37 am October 08, 2015
Imagine the state of healthcare and healthcare information technology in five years. What will it look like? Will healthcare provide more -- or less -- value? Will care be better coordinated? Will patients be more engaged? What about interoperability?
University of Missouri Health Care
By Bernie Monegain 10:59 am October 07, 2015
University of Missouri Health Care is one of the latest two health systems to receive the global HIMSS Enterprise Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence for healthcare technology innovations that are improving patient outcomes.
adjustment disorder ICD-10
By David Weldon 10:34 am October 07, 2015
Not all healthcare organizations are as prepared for ICD-10 as they should be. And a lot of it comes down to not having enough skilled coding professionals to go around.
Trophy
By Diana Manos 10:30 am October 07, 2015
Policy leaders and military officials will be honored with NHITWeek awards at a ceremony Monday night. Here's a look at those awardees.
Man holding large pile of binders
By Mike Miliard 10:28 am October 07, 2015
In a "bonanza day" for health IT policy, CMS and ONC dropped final meaningful use rules, EHR certification criteria and a final interoperability roadmap on October 6. As they settled in to read hundreds of pages of regulations, industry leaders offered early reactions.
U.S. Capitol
By Erin McCann 05:18 pm October 06, 2015
It's final. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and ONC have released final rules for the EHR Incentive Programs, which they say will ease reporting requirements for providers and also allow for 90-day reporting periods. They also announced major news on Stage 3.
Compass and map
By Tom Sullivan 04:15 pm October 06, 2015
The highly-anticipated document is a palpable call to action for public health, private providers and U.S. states to work toward enabling health data exchange and not just talk about how hard it is.

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