The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech has awarded nearly $200,000 to four qualified EHR vendors to build efficient pathways for Massachusetts behavioral health providers to electronically submit reportable data to the Commonwealth’s Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative.Read More
By Jim Tate – Who knows when the tree will fall, the bridge will fail, or the levee will break? The lawsuit against eClinicalWorks had been winding its way through the judicial system for two years. Suddenly an agreement was announced, and it is sending shock waves throughout the EMR industry.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted new resources to the Quality Payment Program website to help eligible clinicians and data submission vendors successfully prepare to participate in the program.
The AMA and MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare have developed a comparative EHR User-Centered Design Evaluation Framework that shows a lack of focus among regulators and industry on user-centered design and usability testing.
By Samantha Sawdon – Electronic Health Records (EHRs) were originally created for the purposes of charting and practice management coordination. However, the combination of expanding practice needs and increasing federal mandates has forced the EHR market to evolve.
The following have announced that these products have received ONC 2014 Edition Product Certifications. You can find all product certification information on the ONC CHPL web site.
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Pending Customary Regulatory Approval SuccessEHS to Become a Division of Vitera Vitera Healthcare Solutions, provider of ambulatory electronic health records (EHR) and practice management software…