Incentives to Promote Technology Use in Healthcare Working
Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media , February 25, 2014
In a letter citing concerns for patient safety and a lack of vendor support, more than 40 physicians groups and medical associations are urging HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to allow more time for Meaningful Use attestation.
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , February 25, 2014
Cleveland Clinic is increasing its ROI on the EHR infrastructure it has invested in by working toward becoming, in effect, the new data center for a growing number of other, otherwise non-affiliated, providers.
- This is a study of volunteering primary care practices that participated in a medical home pilot project over a 3-year period.
- Pilot participation was associated with statistically significantly greater performance improvement, relative to comparison practices, on only one of 11 investigated quality measures.
- Pilot participation was not associated with statistically significant changes in utilization or costs of care.