The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has released a brief on the available options for meeting the transition of care measure that is required for meaningful use stage 2.
May 06, 2013
The National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Farzad Mostashari, announced that the "Governance Framework for Trusted Electronic Health Information Exchange" has been released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists announced that it has submitted formal comments to the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology, urging the continuation of the hardship exemption for anesthesiologists through stage 3 of the meaningful use program.
April 26, 2013
HHS announced that EHRMagic-Ambulatory and EHRMagic-Inpatient, both developed by EHRMagic of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., have had their certifications revoked by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
April 22, 2013
HHS and Federal Communications Commission have selected members for a new workgroup that will promote innovation in health information technology, including mobile medical applications, and identify ways to improve patient safety through health IT.
April 15, 2013
CMS and ONC will host a "listening session" on billing and coding with electronic health records on May 3, according to an AHA News Now report.
The Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology announced that it has awarded cooperative agreements to two health information exchange governance organizations — DirectTrust and EHR|HIE Interoperability Workgroup, led by the New York eHealth Collaborative.
March 07, 2013
CMS will delay making rules on stage 3 meaningful use of electronic health records until next year while it examines how the existing requirements are rolling out, CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said at the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society Annual Conference in New Orleans, March 3-7, 2013, according to an AHA News Now report.
February 28, 2013
February 22, 2013
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has launched a self-paced education module on the "transitions of care" from both a meaningful use and electronic health record technology certification perspective.