The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) announced that the panel will recommend that HHS delay Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, Modern Healthcare reports.
The American Medical Association hosted a town hall where physicians voiced their dissatisfaction with electronic health records and called on policymakers and the Obama administration to delay Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, HealthLeaders Media reports.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) report titled “Incorporating Health Information Technology into Workflow Redesign”
recommended conducting human-factors workflow analyses in health care settings prior to technology implementation. In addition, the National Institute
of Standards and Technology (NIST) presented targeted recommendations from human-factors workflow methods that could be used in ambulatory
One of the great things about living near a “destination city” such as Washington DC is that friends and relatives often come to visit. This past Fourth of July week was a perfect example, as my sister-in-law and niece came to visit and to celebrate our country’s birthday in it's capital city.
My niece had also recently just turned 21, and was celebrating her birthday too. One thing that they both wanted to do was to go to a casino. Luckily about an hour or so north was Arundel Mills, an outlet shopping destination and (non-smoking) casino.
Health care providers' use of diabetes registries to meet meaningful use objectives helped to improve care quality and outcomes among patients with Type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, EHR Intelligence reports (Gruessner, EHR Intelligence, 7/2).
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is looking to fill two paid, mid-to-senior level 13-month fellowships for its HHS Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (EIR) Program. The positions are in the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the Center for Program Integrity (CPI) in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
During a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Tuesday, senators and stakeholders discussed how providers and HHS could improve the user experience of electronic health records,
The number of electronic health record purchasers who want to replace their existing software increased by more than 59% between the first quarter of 2014 and Q1 2015, according to a new report by Software Advice, Clinical Innovation & Technology reports (Walsh, Clinical Innovation & Technology, 6/1
The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon launch a new electronic health record system interface that is designed to share data with the Department of Defense's EHR system, increasing interoperability between the agencies, FCW reports.
Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: What Can Providers and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Do To Improve the Electronic Health Record User Experience?
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During a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on Wednesday, senators and stakeholders discussed issues regarding Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, barriers to interoperability and patients' access to data, FierceHealthIT reports.