Mar 30th, 2017
A recent survey cosponsored by Healthcare Informatics and SERMO assessed healthcare providers’ readiness for Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) mandates. The law requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to adjust Medicare Part B payments based on performance data that eligible clinicians and clinician groups submit, each year. Beginning in ...
Aug 27th, 2010
Core Clinical Quality Measures for Eligible Physicians (EPs) To demonstrate meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) under the Final Rule, EPs must report six clinical quality measures. Of these, three are “core” quality measures, which include: Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: a. Tobacco Use Assessment b. Tobacco Cessation Intervention ...
Aug 27th, 2010
Core Objectives and Measures All core objectives must be met, unless an exception applies. Several objectives do not allow exceptions. Core Objective: Use computerized physician order entry (CPOE) for medication orders directly entered by any licensed health care professional who can enter orders into the medical record per state, local and professional guidelines. Measure: More ...