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Meaningful Use didn't drive EHR adoption, says research

The impact that the  Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health, or HITECH,  Meaningful Use Program has had on electronic health records uptake has been found to be "weak", according to a recent  study   conducted by the   Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

Meaningful Use didn't drive EHR adoption, says research

The impact that the  Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health, or HITECH,  Meaningful Use Program has had on electronic health records uptake has been found to be "weak", according to a recent  study   conducted by the   Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

ONC, HIMSS test methods to improve patient matching at innovative algorithm event

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology teamed up with the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society to test and improve patient-matching algorithms at the Aug. 14 HIMSS Patient Matching Testing Event in Cleveland, Ohio.

ONC, HIMSS test methods to improve patient matching at innovative algorithm event

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology teamed up with the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society to test and improve patient-matching algorithms at the Aug. 14 HIMSS Patient Matching Testing Event in Cleveland, Ohio.

Experts cut EHRs some slack on information blocking

Barriers to health information interoperability are largely an unintentional side effect of the healthcare payment system and electronic health record companies are gradually improving information exchange, said several expert panelists during a July 23 Senate hearing.

Experts cut EHRs some slack on information blocking

Barriers to health information interoperability are largely an unintentional side effect of the healthcare payment system and electronic health record companies are gradually improving information exchange, said several expert panelists during a July 23 Senate hearing.

Industry calls for EHR interoperability, standardization and connectivity continue

Now that electronic health records are in place at most hospital systems and other healthcare providers, and health information exchanges are helping providers share those records more easily, health IT experts – and a congressional committee – are looking at ways the federal government can help iron out emerging kinks.

Industry calls for EHR interoperability, standardization and connectivity continue

Now that electronic health records are in place at most hospital systems and other healthcare providers, and health information exchanges are helping providers share those records more easily, health IT experts – and a congressional committee – are looking at ways the federal government can help iron out emerging kinks.

ONC seeks input on EHR, health IT certification

The Health and Human Services Department agency that certifies electronic health records and health information technology meets the standards and specifications required under "meaningful use" requirements wants feedback on its testing methodology.

ONC seeks input on EHR, health IT certification

The Health and Human Services Department agency that certifies electronic health records and health information technology meets the standards and specifications required under "meaningful use" requirements wants feedback on its testing methodology.