Last month, Apple issued a long awaited announcement of their move into the medical records field, by debuting new functions in the updated Health app for the iOS 11.3 beta, allowing users to view and aggregate their medical records on their iPhones.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that it intends to adopt regulations modifying the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EH R) Meaningful Use Program requirements as early as the Spring of 2015. According to the announcement, CMS is considering:
- Realigning hospital EHR reporting periods to the calendar year to allow eligible hospitals more time to incorporate 2014
In July, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the much-anticipated final regulations that providers are required to meet in order to receive the Medicare incentives for adoption of a certified electronic health record system. In those regulations, In the final rule, CMS set forth 15 core elements which must be met in order to qualify for “meaningful … Continue Reading