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The Case For Meaningful Use: Strengthened, Not Weakened (Again…)

Peter Basch

Approximately a year ago I wrote a blog for Health Affairs (The Case for Meaningful Use: Strengthened, Not Weakened) which addressed an article in the mainstream medical press that appeared to call into question the value of electronic health records … [Read more...]

Stage 2 Meaningful Use NPRM To Be Published Tomorrow – OMG!

Peter Basch

As everyone interested in Meaningful Use is already aware, an overview of the Stage 2 NPRM was presented at the annual Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) today.  In addition to a presentation by CMS to standing room only audience, … [Read more...]

More Than 20,000 Eligible Professionals are Expected to Attest for Meaningful Use for the First Time in 2012 According to Informal Poll of AMDIS Members

Bria

According to an informal poll of members of the Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS), which was conducted in collaboration with Doctors Helping Doctors, we count more than 27,000 eligible professionals (EPs) who will attest … [Read more...]

Thinking About Meaningful Use: Part 2 – ePrescribing and Information-Enhanced Medication Management

Peter Basch

A few words about the history of ePrescribing in the US While the use of information technology to make prescribing safer has been a topic in the IT and safety worlds for as long as these domains existed, the key drivers that led to the rapid … [Read more...]