Recently, HealthFusion® submitted our commentary on the Meaningful Use Stage 2 proposed measures to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the open comment period. We hope that HHS and CMS will heed our comments and recommendations, but rest assured no matter their final ruling on Meaningful Use Stage 2 measures, HealthFusion® will be ready and Meaningful Use attestation will be as easy as always with MediTouch® and our Meaningful Use Report Card®.
We predict that meeting Meaningful Use Stage 2 will be relatively easy for MediTouch® Meaningful Use Stage 1 users. With Meaningful Use Stage 1, we made the road to success simple and easy to track with our Meaningful Use Report Card™. In fact many of our providers have already attested via the CMS process and some have already “cashed their checks”. The bottom line, our work on MU2 has already started; when 2014 begins our users will have all tools to make the transition to Stage 2 hassle…
Electronic health records geared toward pediatric care should focus on several fundamental functionalities if they're going to have a positive effect on children, according to a new draft technical brief prepared for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. - www.healthcoverageally.com
According to the indictment, on November 20, 2012, White falsely attested to CMS that Shelby Regional Medical Center (Shelby Regional) met the meaningful use requirements for the 2012 fiscal year. However, Shelby Regional relied on paper records throughout the fiscal year and only minimally used electronic health records. To give the false appearance that the hospital was actually using Certified Electronic Health Record Technology,