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IT Management

How Does Your EHR Affect Quality and Outcomes?

2020 17 Sep

Use of electronic health records (EHR) systems, even beyond minimum meaningful use (MU) requirements, does not necessarily correspond to increased hospital efficiency, patient satisfaction, and safety.   You might also like: EHR Systems: From Record to Plan   These new findings, based on a Johns Hopkins-led study (Murphy et al.... Read more

IT Management

CMS Hospital EHR Payment Adjustments; Where do you Fit In?

2016 06 Sep

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospitals (CMS) have announced that hospitals which are failing to implement meaningful use of certified electronic health record technology will have to undergo a payment adjustment as of October 1, 2016. The payment change will come in the form of a ‘reduced applicable increase’ to a facility’s... Read more