The government is stepping up their approach to healthcare and health information technology with a series of roundtables and commenting opportunities to get feedback on digital health innovation and the current regulatory landscape.

Quality Standards Seen as Opportunity to Wire LTPAC Providers

Key Takeaway: EHR standards for long-term and post-acute care settings will be addressed in future work, CMS and ONC officials vow. Federal officials hope that more standards specific to LTPAC quality measures will increase the value proposition for adopting EHRs in this segment of the care continuum, which currently is excluded from Meaningful Use incentives.

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