Monthly Archives: February 2014

25th Annual HIMSS Leadership Survey

Today, at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, HIMSS published the results of the 25th Annual 2014 HIMSS Leadership Survey, which highlights the journey of health IT over the past 25 years. The Survey examines a wide array


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CMS Extends 2013 EHR Attestation Deadline for EPs, Offers Attestation Assistance to Hospitals

On Friday, February 7, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took steps to address challenges with the Meaningful Use Attestation process. Providers have been commenting for the past several weeks about the issues they have encountered with trying


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Patient Engagement Through Social Media

Stage 2 includes new objectives to improve patient care through better clinical decision support, care coordination, and patient engagement. For patient engagement requirements and to successfully attest to Meaningful Use, the patient action will be more than 5% of a


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CMS: 2014 is last year for PQRS incentive payment

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding eligible professionals (EPs) participating in PQRS quality reporting that this is the last year incentive payments will be issued for satisfactory reporting.


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