clinical quality measures (CQMs)

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CMS Extends Hospital 2014 Meaningful Use Reporting Deadline

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | November 24, 2014

The 2014 meaningful use reporting deadline for eligible hospitals and CAHs is now set for Dec. 31, 2014...

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EHR Certification Process: 'Massive' Changes Ahead?

Marla Durben Hirsch | Fierce EMR | May 13, 2014

Health IT Policy Committee wants to streamline process, limit scope of certification

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GAO Comes Down On Meaningful Use Program

Bernie Monegain | Government Health IT | March 12, 2014

The Government Accountability Office has recently raised an alarm that the meaningful use incentive program might not be all that it’s cracked up to be.

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GAO Hits EHR Incentive Program Hard

Bernie Monegain | Healthcare IT News | March 7, 2014

The GAO recently took a swipe at the government's Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Program, saying it lacked strategy and called for action to establish a strategy in order to achieve its goals, especially those aimed at improving care.

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Hospitals Must Attest To Meaningful Use By November 30

Nicole Freeman | EHR Intelligence | November 22, 2013

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would like to remind hospitals that the deadline for attestation for the Medicare EHR Incentive Program is November 30. Those who do not attest by that time will not be able to receive a 2013 incentive. Read More »

Open-source Work Aims To Align CQM, CDS

Frank Irving | Healthcare IT News | February 25, 2014

Providers and hospitals pursuing EHR incentives know about clinical quality measures (CQMs) and clinical decision support (CDS) in terms of reporting measures required under Stage 2 of meaningful use. [...] Read More »

OSEHRA 2014 Summit Shows the Future for Open Source EHR's— US Government IT Procurement

The recent 2014 OSEHRA Open Source Summit: Global Collaboration in Healthcare IT, held September 3-5 in Bethesda, MD, was a huge success and clearly marks a watershed moment for open source health information technology (HIT), as well as a transformation in the way that US government agencies procure technology. The Summit featured more than 120 speakers addressing 90 separate sessions over three days. According to Seong K. Mun, President and CEO of OSEHRA, “this Summit demonstrated solid growth in both the depth and breadth of the OSEHRA Community.” Read More »