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    AMA Seeks Alignment of Meaningful Use, PQRS, VBM Objectives

    The AMA wants CMS to align requirements for meaningful use, PQRS, and the VBM so that providers can avoid penalties. The American Medical Association (AMA) more »...

    Mature CDI Program Helped Prepare Us Early for ICD-10 Switch

    Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) is the cornerstone of any successful ICD-10 transition program.  While the ICD-10 delay has given healthcare organizations an extra twelve months more »...

    CHIME to Support CTOs, CAOs with New Health IT Organizations

    CHIME is now launching two new programs geared toward Chief Technology Officers (CTOs) and Chief Application Officers (CAOs). The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives more »...

    How to Properly Prepare for a Meaningful Use Audit

    A meaningful use expert explains what must eligible providers need to do in order to to prepare for a meaningful use audit. Over the past more »...
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    EHR Usability Cause of Key Pain Points for Healthcare CIOs

    EHR adoption is increasing, but EHR usability remains a problem for end-users trying to enter and access data efficiently. Whereas EHR adoption continues to increase more »...

    22% of EPs, 5% of Hospitals Fail Meaningful Use Audits

    The security risk assessment has been a major pain point for healthcare organizations since the beginning of the audit program. Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello, more »...

    Adding HIE Info to EHR Data Raises Medication Accuracy to 91%

    EHRs fare significantly better with the help of community health information exchange (HIE) resources when it comes to medication list accuracy, finds a new study more »...

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