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Meaningful Use

CMS Posts Latest Summary of Payments Under EHR Incentive Program: Total Payments to Date Almost $4.5 Billion

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services | Website The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posted today latest payments made through March 2012, under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. According … [Read more...]

An Interview With Kevin Spencer, MD, Primary Care Physician, Austin, TX

An Interview With Kevin Spencer, MD, Primary Care Physician, Austin, TX

Dr. Kevin Spencer, a primary care physician from Austin, TX shares his views on the role of health IT in coordinated, accountable care and the keys to successful implementation of an EHR in a growing physician practice. … [Read more...]

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...]