New research finds method to accelerate bone healing process

New research finds method to accelerate bone healing process

A study by Duke Medicine has found a new strategy to accelerate the bone healing process.
Proposed MU ruling receives support from AMA

MU modifications receive support from AMA

The CMS released new proposed meaningful use standards last month, giving members of the health care sector until June 15 to assess the modifications and submit comments.
New report shows EHR market is thriving

New report shows EHR market is thriving

Thanks to the increasing number of health professionals interested in using their EHR systems to adhere to meaningful use standards, the EHR market is currently thriving.
Rep. Poe's bill to prevent ICD-10 implementation sparks debate

Bill against ICD-10 coding sparks debate among industry

The new bill that asks for a complete ban of the new ICD-10 codes has sparked heated debate since it was introduced to the House of Representatives by Rep. Ted Poe, R-Tex., on April 30.

CMS announces new opportunity to apply for hardship exemption

The CMS announced that Medicare-eligible providers have another chance to file for hardship exemption by July 1 to avoid payment penalties beginning on Jan. 1, 2016.

EHR interoperability and HIE remain major focus for health care sector

One of the long-tern goals the health care industry has been working toward in enhanced interoperability for electronic health records and other health IT adopted by health providers.

Study finds EHR coverage data improves continued patient care

EHR systems may improve continued patient care through the ability to track how and when consumers have obtained health care services.

CMS offers last ICD-10 testing opportunity

To provide practices and hospitals with another opportunity to prepare for Oct. 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announced an additional ICD-10 end-to-end testing to take place in July.

HIMSS makes suggestions for ONC's 2015 Interoperability Standards Advisory

In response to the ONC's Standards Advisory, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society announced that officials from the organization had sent a letter to Karen DeSalvo with comments.

CMS releases updated clinical quality measures

The annual update for the 2014 electronic clinical quality measures was recently released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Survey shows nurses feel EHRs enhance patient care

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Analytics recently conducted a survey of nurses to determine the overall success of EHR systems across the health care sector. 

New bill may interfere with ICD-10 implementation deadline

The H.R. 2126, a new bill introduced by Representative Ted Poe, R-Tex., may put the current ICD-10 deadline at risk.

Senate works toward improving EHR adoption

Although electronic health record adoption has soared over the past few years, many health experts have noted that there are still problems with poor-quality EHR systems and vendors.

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