Tag Archive: HITECH

by Matt Guldin | September 26, 2014

eCQMs: Beginning of a Long and Rocky Road

A New Necessity Payment-based upon quality measurement is at the center of a wide range of efforts to improve health care […]

by John Moore | June 26, 2014

The Waning Influence of ONC

Market Challenges Many are beginning to question ONC’s role in the further promotion of EHR adoption and use. Healthcare organizations […]

by John Moore | August 28, 2012

Struggling to Understand or Data Does Not Equal Empowerment

Recently upon leaving my doctor’s office I was presented with a print-out of my visit summary. Knowing I worked it […]

by John Moore | December 02, 2009

Reading the Tea Leaves: CMS to Release MU Rules this Month

The healthcare IT (HIT) industry waits with baited breath for the release of preliminary meaningful use (MU) rules, scheduled for […]

by John Moore | June 16, 2009

Meaningful Use Draft is Tough to Swallow

Today, the Meaningful Use (MU) workgroup of ONC’s HIT Policy Committee presented its recommendations for what physicians and hospitals will […]

by John Moore | May 29, 2009

Usability & Adoption of EHRs

Policy makers keep wondering why physicians do not readily adopt EMR/EHR software.  Under ONC’s first head, David Brailer, it was […]

by John Moore | March 13, 2009

The HITECH Challenge: Is $19B Enough to Drive HIT Adoption

With the HITECH Act passed and the Dept. of HHS feverishly working to draft a clear definition of what “meaningful […]

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