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3 Reasons Hospitals are Reluctant to Implement ACOs

Financial concerns, quality issues and the interoperability of electronic health records (EHRs) are among the reasons nearly half of the hospital executives recently surveyed by Purdue Healthcare Advisors have no plans to implement an accountable care organization (ACO) in the … finish reading 3 Reasons Hospitals are Reluctant to Implement ACOs

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CMS Proposes Adjusting Meaningful Use Timeline

CMS has proposed delaying the start of Stage 3 of the meaningful use program for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs, while the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has proposed adjustments to its certification … finish reading CMS Proposes Adjusting Meaningful Use Timeline

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HHS Expects Half of Physicians to Have EHRs by Year’s End

Health information technology (HIT) and the secure exchange of information across providers are crucial to reducing healthcare costs and improving care quality, according to the HHS. In order to facilitate this, HHS has set a list of five aggressive goals … finish reading HHS Expects Half of Physicians to Have EHRs by Year’s End

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