Tag Archives: Quality Measures

CMS Rule Encourages Hospitals to Participate in EHR Based Reporting Pilot

Joseph Goedert, HDM Breaking News, 7/5/2011 The CMS has issued a proposed rule urging critical access facilities and hospitals to take part in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program Electronic Reporting Pilot. “Through this pilot, we have encouraged hospitals to take … Continue reading

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Health IT Systems Could Assist with Nursing and Physician Shortage

Health IT News, 5/6/2011 MILWAUKEE – Healthcare information technology could ease some of the spotty care, long waits and medical errors anticipated by the growing shortage of nurses, doctors and other healthcare workers, according to the American Society for Quality (ASQ), which … Continue reading

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Kansas Foundation Making It Easier to Adopt EHR’s

By Mary Mosquera Government HealthIT   3/15/11 In another announcement, the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care Inc., a quality improvement organization which is also the regional extension center for the state, has selected eight EHR preferred vendors which offer, among … Continue reading

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Registrants for Federal EHR Incentives Continue to Grow

WASHINGTON – Fourteen thousand providers have registered for meaningful use incentives, David Blumenthal, MD, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, told members of the HIT Policy Committee on Wednesday. This is up from the 13,000 announced in January. Providers who … Continue reading

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