meaningful use certification

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Halamka on The ONC 2015 Certification Rule

Just as I summarized the CMS Meaningful Use Final Rule last week, this week I’ll summarize the 560 pages of the ONC 2015 Certification Final Rule. Key points to understanding the rule include...The 2015 Certification Rule is decoupled from Meaningful Use. Thus, you’ll find functionality to support EHR Incentive Programs plus  several certification criteria for long-term/post-acute care, chronic care management, behavioral health,  and other programs such as merit-based incentive payments  (MIPS).

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How I Ended Up Working in Open Source Healthcare

These days I am one of a small handful of core committers to OpenEMR, but more importantly I am the visible face of the project through my role as the current president of the OEMR.org 501(c)(3), standing on the contributions of a respectable, worldwide, community of active users, contributing developers, and vendors. We have done some seemingly impossible things, like get the OpenEMR project through the ONC's "Meaningful Use" Certification, without which it would have all but died out in the United States. Now, with the project 14 years old and about to be recertified under Meaningful Use Stage 2, it's time to reimagine and reengineer the core without losing the goodness we have and the good will of the community...

iCare Introduces First Cloud-Based Enterprise EHR at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Press Release | iCare | January 12, 2015

iCare, founded in 2012, by Jim Riley and a focused team of EHR and cloud experts, makes its debut today at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA. The company announced the general availability of the iCare Enterprise Cloud Electronic Health Record (EHR).  A new, modern approach to the EHR focusing on mid- to large- sized hospitals with a fresh alternative to traditional installed enterprise software.

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Open source EHRs empower America's community health centers

How the economics of open source make sense for large scale, national healthcare infrastructure projects. A recent study  published by the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, examined "the use of open source electronic health records within the federal safety net."

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OpenEMR Consortium Unveils Proposal for an Open Source U.S. Coast Guard EHR

Press Release | OpenEMR Consortium | July 5, 2017

...a consortium of OpenEMR vendors united as one to propose an open source solution for a modern, customizable, and cost effective EHR to the USCG.  The OpenEMR Consortium submitted their proposal to the USCG on June 2nd, 2017 and it was released to the public on July 5th, 2017. The proposal is based on the EHR software package, OpenEMR.  OpenEMR is an open source, fully functional EHR software package that is ONC Certified as a Complete EHR.

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Oroville Hospital's CMO Discusses VistA Implementation and CPOE - Part 1

Matthew N. Fine | Russ Cucina MD, MS | November 28, 2012

On October 16, 2012, Oroville Hospital turned on the CPOE component of its EHR, becoming the first individual US hospital to successfully adapt the Veterans’ Administration’s highly regarded electronic medical records system. How did a small, 153 bed semirural California hospital serving a mostly Medicare and MediCal population arrive at this place? Read More »

Oroville Hospital's CMO Discusses VistA Implementation and CPOE - Part 2

Matthew N. Fine | Russ Cucina MD, MS | December 10, 2012

This is the second in Dr Fine’s two-part series describing Oroville Hospital‘s implementation of VistA, the open-source EHR developed by the Veterans’ Administration. In his first post, he discussed their strategic approach and initial experiences with electronic documentation. Here, he picks up with Oroville Hospital’s CPOE go-live. Read More »

Oroville VistA Implementation Raises the Bar

One of most exciting presentations at the VistaEXPO 2011 conference was given by Robert Wentz, Hospital Administrator and CEO of Oroville Hospital, a regional hospital in the beautiful mountains of Northern California. Oroville Hospital has achieved a whole series of milestones in close partnership with the VistA community. These range from a full implementation of VistA in the hospital and most of its 20 clinics, to the achievement of full meaningful use certification.

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OSEHRA Releases Major Upgrade to popHealth with version 4.0

Press Release | OSEHRA | February 2, 2016

OSEHRA is excited to announce the release of v4.0 of popHealth®. This is the first major release since v3.0 was transitioned to the OSEHRA popHealth community in 2014. The v4.0 release is a significant update to the original reference implementation that provides for basic Meaningful Use (MU) quality measure reporting. “This advanced version of popHealth is a great asset for the open source community,” said Dr. Seong K. Mun, President and CEO of OSEHRA.  “Not only does it exhibit technical expertise and innovation, but even more significantly, it demonstrates the momentous success of our diverse, collaborative community.”

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OSEHRA2017 - Open Source Becomes Mainstream in the Healthcare Industry

One of the most exciting things about the OSEHRA 2017 Open Source Summit was to see so many leading edge open source health IT solutions, and to hear reports of the major strides they are making around the world. Our very own Editor-in-Chief, Roger A. Maduro gave a presentation on the state of open health IT. The room was absolutely packed, with standing room only. Maduro started his presentation by pointing out that during the recent HIMSS17 conference in Orlando, Florida, more than half of of the 300 sessions of the conference were based on open source solutions such as FHIR, Blockchain, Interoperability and the open/modular IT strategy being followed by Medicaid.

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popHealth Community and OSEHRA Release Major Update to Open Source Clinical Quality Measure Database and Reporting Engine

Press Release | OSEHRA | March 30, 2017

This is the second major release since popHealth version 3.0 was transitioned to the OSEHRA popHealth Community in 2014. It is the culmination of collaborative efforts by members of the OSEHRA popHealth Steering Work Group and the Developer Open Source Project Group. OSEHRA Organizational Member Zato Health co-funded the ONC certification and provided key technical support throughout the process, coordinating closely with the Connecticut Department of Social Services/ Medicaid. Group members from Northwestern University, eHealthConnecticut, Alabama State Medicaid, and Qualifacts all made significant code, expertise, and infrastructure contributions...