Home » Headlines » Currently Reading:

Morning Headlines 8/18/15

August 17, 2015 Headlines No Comments

Meaningful use of EHRs by doctors fell in 2014

The number of EPs who successfully attested in 2014 fell 13 percent compared to 2013 rates, with some specialties, like family medicine and internal medicine, seeing decreases as high as 40 percent. Steven Waldren, MD and director of the AAFP’s Alliance for eHealth Innovation, points to the cost of upgrading to a 2014 Edition EHR and Stage 2’s patient engagement requirements as the primary culprits for the drop off.

Why it’s time for the government to be part of the public conversation about health and health care

Susannah Fox outlines the philosophies she will rely on in her new role as HHS CTO.

How the NHS Is Locking Out Britain’s Digital-Health Startups

Bloomberg analyzes the negative impact England’s single-payer market is having on local digital health startups, citing the complex NHS procurement process as a key barrier to entry. UK-based entrepreneurs report that there are more opportunities to grow their companies if they move to the US.

View/Print Text Only View/Print Text Only


HIStalk Featured Sponsors

     







Subscribe to Updates

Search


Loading

Text Ads


Report News and Rumors

No title

Anonymous online form
E-mail
Rumor line: 801.HIT.NEWS

Tweets

Archives

Vince Ciotti’s HIS-tory of Healthcare IT

Founding Sponsors


 

Platinum Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reader Comments

  • Mr. HIStalk: Nobody asks me for advice or opinions for the most part, other than the couple of times a year someone asks for career a...
  • Sam Lawrence: If I were in charge of speakers at HIMSS, I’d probably email you (Mr H) and solicit advice. I say that because I find...
  • ReaganRHIT: Re: Oxford comma. As a technical writer in the health IT space, you can have my Oxford comma when you pry it out of my c...
  • Garrnut: I'm boycotting HIMSS...not interested in attending when the keynotes get less and less relevant....even offensive. Count...
  • Mr. HIStalk: Now you’ve sent me to rewatch episodes of “Arrested Development.”...
  • Bob: Re: 3D mammograms. I've also heard that more "stuff" shows up on 3D imaging, requiring more follow ups and 6 month ins...
  • AnotherDave: Grammar Peeves: "Non-experts using “pop health” to make themselves sound like insiders, which is even sillier whe...
  • S Silverstein: "I would be curious to see proof of your contention that Epic has caused serious patient harm incidents (“caused” co...
  • Doug Dame: Jayne, Dr, 2020. Journal of ToBeDecided. Predicting EHR vendor system enhancements, performance, and corporate survival;...
  • Bill Spooner: I like your idea of the BS barometer. Perhaps one of the investment firms would sponsor it....

Sponsor Quick Links