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EHR attestation process


July 28, 2015  11:04 AM

Family physicians find meaningful use audits are expensive, unhelpful

Alex Delvecchio Alex Delvecchio Profile: Alex Delvecchio
CMS, EHR, EHR attestation process, Meaningful use, meaningful use audits

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) didn't get the response it desired when it sent a letter of concern about the meaningful use audit program to CMS in...

July 21, 2014  4:04 PM

American Medical Association blasts meaningful use guidelines

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
AMA, EHR attestation process, Meaningful use

The American Medical Association is blasting the federal government's proposed changes to the EHR meaningful use incentive program for 2014. "The proposed rule does not address our overarching concern with the MU program, which is the "all-or-nothing" mandate on physicians, James Madara, M.D.,...


November 2, 2011  10:54 AM

CHIME, HIMSS surveys gauge nation’s meaningful use prep

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
EHR, EHR adoption, EHR attestation process, EHR incentive program, EMR, HIMSS, HIMSS Analytics

Feeling left behind in the Health IT rat race? Don't. Two new surveys of hospital CIOs show that few hospitals are really ready for meaningful use, but most are striving to get there. They also provide a yardstick from which you can measure your own facility's progress. The College of Healthcare...


September 26, 2011  12:40 PM

Cardiologists embracing meaningful use program so far

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
cardiology, EHR attestation process, meaningful use incentives

More than half of cardiologists -- roughly 55% -- plan to participate in the meaningful use program, according to a recent survey of American College of Cardiology (ACC) members. The survey, taken in July and published in...


July 28, 2011  11:30 AM

EMR rollout requires team effort, flexibility

cbyertechtarget Profile: cbyertechtarget
EHR attestation process, electronic health records, EMR, Interoperability

While switching paper records to electronic medical records (EMRs) often brings trepidation among doctors, practices and hospitals alike, a successful implementation out of Wisconsin shows...


June 8, 2011  12:36 PM

CMS clarifies meaningful use attestation process with FAQ answers

Don Fluckinger Profile: Don Fluckinger
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, CMS, EHR, EHR attestation process, Meaningful use, meaningful use incentives

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) frequently posts answers to questions health care stakeholders pose -- and a hot topic right now is


April 21, 2011  12:43 PM

One doctor’s reflections on meaningful use attestation

Beastwood Profile: Beastwood
EHR attestation process, meaningful use incentives

Monday marked the first day of meaningful use attestation for hospitals and eligible providers participating in the federal Medicare...


April 1, 2011  10:05 AM

CMS official explains the EHR attestation process

JeanD Profile: JeanD
CMS, EHR attestation process, hitech, HITECH Act

Providers may begin the attestation process for receiving electronic health record incentive payments April 18, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced.


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