Feb 3rd, 2014
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), an industry certification laboratory, announced it will cease testing and certifying electronic health records (EHRs) after it completes looking at approximately 70 systems, this Spring. The oldest and best known of six EHR-certifying agencies recognized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technolog...
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Jan 3rd, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Dec. 10, 2010 the results of three health care demonstrations that it says provide strong evidence that offering providers financial incentives to improve patient care increases quality of care and can reduce the growth in Medicare expenditures. The Physician Groups Improve Quality and Share Savings demonstrations ...
Nov 29th, 2010
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has added InfoGard Laboratories, Inc. to its list of ONC-authorized testing and certification bodies (ONC-ATCBs) of electronic health record (EHR) technology. InfoGard New Testing Body for EHR was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Oct 29th, 2010
Eligible professionals (EPs) and hospitals should not have any trouble finding a certified electronic health record (EHR) product to help them meet “meaningful use” standards under the federally run EHR incentive programs. This list of certified EHRs is growing rapidly. Certified EHR Product List Grows was last modified: July 5th, 2011 by admin aapc...
Oct 4th, 2010
Eligible professionals (EPs) now have the wherewithal to earn federally-paid incentives up to $44,000 over the next five years for the adoption and meaningful use of certified electronic health records (EHRs). Four EHR products tested and certified under the Temporary Certification Program have been posted on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology ...