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Criticism of the current lack of focus on interoperability of electronic health record systmes in the Meaningful Use program is “misguided,” according to Judy Murphy, deputy national coordinator for programs and policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, who spoke last week at a symposium in Philadelphia. read more

The American Society of Anesthesiologists has asked the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to maintain the hardship exemption for anesthesiologists beyond Stage 2 of the Meaningful Use program, and to exempt anesthesiologists from some of the Stage 2 attestation criteria. read more

Judy Murphy, R.N., deputy national coordinator for programs and policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, said criticisms of the EHR incentive program because it hasn’t yet led to widespread interoperability are misguided. Interoperability “is going to be a progression, a journey,” she said

Hospital officials were divided in their reactions to news late Thursday that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT had revoked the certification of two electronic health record systems for failure to meet the standards of the Meaningful Use incentive program. read more

Hospital officials were divided in their reactions to news late Thursday that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT had revoked the certification of two electronic health record systems for failure to meet the standards of the Meaningful Use incentive program. read more

For the first time, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS has revoked certifications for two electronic health-record systems, raising troubling questions about how physicians and hospitals should react if…

National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari defended a potential user fee on electronic health record vendors that was included as part of President Obama's 2014 proposed budget. read more

The Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society’s (HIMSS) EHR Association, a non-profit trade group, has expressed its discontent with a portion of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) 2014 Budget that would implement a user fee for vendors that would get their products certified Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health IT Certification Program. The Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society’s (HIMSS) EHR Association, a non-profit trade group, has expressed its discontent with a portion of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) 2014 Budget that would implement a user fee for vendors that would get their products certified Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Health IT Certification Program. read more

Citing the crush of an increasing workload and dwindling government funding, the Office of the National Coordinator has proposed a health IT user fee that would be imposed on health IT vendors who certify their products through the ONC Health IT Certification Program. The HIMSS EHR Association opposes ONC’s proposal

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has launched the next phase of its state Meaningful Use Acceleration Challenge. read more

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