The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services continues to prod providers into adopting electronic health records and electronic data sharing, this time in its proposed 2016 payment rule for end stage renal disease facilities.
Yet another industry survey has found that EHRs increase physicians' administrative burdens and decrease their productivity--or at least don't improve it.
While providers are under a great deal of stress to meet adoption requirements for Meaningful Use, the industry must stay the course, said panelists at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday.
Electronic health records should have five "use cases" in order to be considered "open" or interoperable, according to a new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA).
More physicians shopping for an electronic health record system are looking to switch from their existing system rather than buying one for the first time, according to a new report.
With an eye on solving issues for sharing veteran health data between government agencies, the Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to launch a new interface--the Enterprise Health Management Platform.
Electronic health record vendor commitment and understanding of the need for usable EHRs varies significantly, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
The number of New York physicians who joined the Meaningful Use program grew significantly in its first two years, but was "dynamic" and may contribute to a "digital divide," according to a new study published in the June issue of Health Affairs.
The American Medical Association has adopted a policy to encourage the education of medical students in the use of electronic health records.
Calls for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to refrain from finalizing Meaningful Use Stage 3 are increasing, with the American Medical Association and the Medical Group Management Association adding their voices to the din.