• 01 APR 15
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    Forward March: Cal INDEX’s CEO David Watson Sees Opportunities Ahead

    Healthcare Informatics March 31, 2015 by Mark Hagland Despite past challenges to HIE sustainability in California, Cal INDEX’s CEO David Watson sees real opportunity—and sustainability—ahead The development of statewide health information exchange (HIE) has proven to be a very long, twisty journey in California. The nation’s most populous state has seen both HIE expansion and HIE

    • 30 MAR 15
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    Why Timing of Stage 3 Proposed Rule Helps ICD-10 Transition

    EHR Intelligence  Author Vera Gruessner | Date March 27, 2015 On March 20, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the issuance of the Stage 3 Meaningful Use proposed rule. . . . “We think that the discussions under protecting patient health information are very good,” Downing stated. “That foundation is important in

    • 28 MAR 15
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    EXCLUSIVE SURVEY: Most Physicians Unhappy with the Stage 3 Proposed Rule

    Healthcare Informatics March 27, 2015 by Gabriel Perna and Rajiv Leventhal Physicians are not happy with the proposed rule for Stage 3 of meaningful use, even if the majority of them say they can catch up to Stage 3 by 2018, which is one of its provisions. These sentiments were unfurled in a survey, exclusively designed

    • 27 MAR 15
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    Latest Health IT Certification Criteria Extends Beyond MU

    EHR Intelligence Author Vera Gruessner | Date March 25, 2015 Around the same time as the Stage 3 Meaningful Use proposed rule was announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released the 2015 Edition for Health IT Certification Criteria. A comment period will