Blockchain ’s Biggest Businesses: Forbes Blockchain 50 Call For 2022 Nominations
Over the first four years of the Forbes Blockchain 50, the list of billion-dollar companies making meaningful use of the technology popularized by bitcoin, has become a bellwether of institutional adoption. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael del Castillo, Forbes Staff Tags: Crypto & Blockchain /crypto-blockchain Money /money Asia /asia Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Business /business Aerospace Defense /aerospace-defense Energy /energy Manufacturing /manufacturing Transportation /tr Source Type: news

Delinquent medical records: who are the stakeholders for timely medical documentation? - Puttgen HA, Stolze-Epple M, Miller RG, Stewart CM.
The explosion of electronic documentation associated with Meaningful Use-certified electronic health record systems has led to a massive increase in provider workload for completion and finalization of patient encounters. Delinquency of required documentat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Kaiser Health News and Fortune Investigation into EHRs Finds Medical Errors and Millions of Dollars in Federal Subsidies Inappropriately Released
Lawsuits filed by whistleblowers, doctors, and hospitals allege EHR software used by hospitals, clinical laboratories, and medical offices may ‘pose danger to patients’ Where have all the federal incentives for meaningful use of health information technology (HIT) gone? Pathologists and clinical laboratory leaders caught up in medical error investigations are not the only healthcare providers […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - February 26, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Pathology Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Doctors Accuse Govt of Buying Second-Hand Hospital Equipment
[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe's vocal doctors have accused government of using millions of taxpayers' money to import "unusable, second hand and refurbished equipment" which has not been of any meaningful use within local hospitals. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CMS unveils artificial intelligence challenge
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun taking...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS signs participants for new payment model CMS launches Quality Payment Program participation tool CMS finalizes overhaul to meaningful use program CMS proposes 'site-neutral' payments for outpatient, hospital clinic visits CMS again declines coverage for NaF-PET scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 28, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ONC proposes rules to improve data interoperability
The U.S. government is proposing new rules to give patients easier access to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS, ONC to replace meaningful use for physicians CMS, ONC officials preview new EHR incentive program U.S. government finalizes meaningful use regulations ONC finalizes interoperability road map Medical groups call for pause to MU program (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

DrChrono gets Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification for its mobile-first EHR
DrChrono has announced that its EHR, which runs on the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, has attained ONC certification for Meaningful Use Stage 3. The company believes it is the first to obtain that certification for a mobile-based product. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Deadline for Critical Access Hospitals to Submit Hardship Forms is November 30, 2018
The deadline for Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to submit a hardship exception application to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the 2017 payment year is November 30, 2018. The exception would make them exempt from penalties is the CAH can prove that demonstrating meaningful use would result in significant hardship for the facility. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - November 28, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

OIG finds FDA lacking in postmarket cybersecurity plans
After calling on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA, DHS ramp up cooperation on cybersecurity FDA proposes update to cybersecurity guidance C-MIMI: FDA readies program to speed software reviews Cybersecurity threats pose challenge to radiology's future OIG questions some meaningful use payments (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CMS signs participants for new payment model
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) said that 1,299 healthcare...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: How Medicare fee schedule changes will affect radiology Medical groups back more patient time, less paperwork CMS launches Quality Payment Program participation tool CMS finalizes overhaul to meaningful use program CMS proposes 'site-neutral' payments for outpatient, hospital clinic visits (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

HHS audit finds hospitals overbill for IMRT planning
The Medicare system overpaid U.S. hospitals by nearly $26 million for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: OIG questions some meaningful use payments NY mobile imaging firm hit by OIG investigation Federal probe confirms scheduling woes at Phoenix VA (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CHS under investigation related to federal incentive program
Franklin-based Community Health Systems Inc. is under investigation in connection to a federal law meant to encourage the use of electronic health records. The company is responding to a “civil investigative demand” relating to the health care giant’s implementation of electronic health records and the meaningful use program, according to CHS’ second-quarter filings with the SEC. The U.S. government created the meaningful use program as part of the 2009 Health Information Technology for… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

CMS finalizes overhaul to meaningful use program
The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has published a final...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CMS proposes 'site-neutral' payments for outpatient, hospital clinic visits Radiology escapes big cuts to Medicare payments in 2019 Billing for off-campus hospital outpatient departments CMS proposes overhaul of meaningful use program Mixed results for radiology in final 2018 Hospital OPPS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AMA offers recommendations on AI in healthcare
The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted its first policy recommendations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Critic calls JAMA study on mammo screening 'inadequate' Should radiologists and pathologists unite to master AI? AMA recommends changes to meaningful use (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medusa Medical Technologies Partners with Beyond Lucid Technologies to Provide Prehospital Data Exchange
HALIFAX, NS and CONCORD, CA (May 29, 2018) — Medusa Medical Technologies today announced that it has partnered with California-based Beyond Lucid Technologies (BLT) to create a “plug-and-play” solution for exchanging EMS-based electronic patient care record (ePCR) data with electronic health records in hospitals, clinics and other care facilities. The collaboration fuses Medusa’s solution, Siren ePCR, with BLT’s MEDIVIEW™ Beacon Health Information Exchange, and will allow EMS and Fire agencies to achieve new levels of data sharing with their local hospital networks. It’s technology and data coming togethe...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - June 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Industry News Source Type: news