Meaningful Use

NYeC News: Val Grey Sits Down with Crain’s NY, QE Updates, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we share a recent Crain’s New York Business interview with Executive Director Val Grey on the role health information technology and the state’s health information exchange, the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY), can play in improving outcomes and cutting costs.

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NYeC News: Statewide Patient Care Alerts, Benefits of HIE, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we announce the statewide expansion of patient care alerts through the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY). This allows SHIN-NY participants to receive updates on their patients, regardless of where in the state care was received, improving overall patient care. You will also read about our feedback on CMS’s proposed changes to the Meaningful Use Program. Additionally, in efforts to make our website a better resource for the community, we’re calling for your feedback and suggestions! 

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NYeC News: Proposed Changes to MU, HIE Adoption Incentives, & More

In this month’s newsletter, we discuss CMS’s proposed changes to the Meaningful Use Program. The proposed changes reflect CMS’s focus on interoperability, patient data access, and system-wide health information exchange.

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HealthIT News: HHS issues final rule to enhance the reliability, transparency, accountability, and safety of certified health IT

On October 14, 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a final rule to implement key provisions of the bipartisan Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) in a new program called the Quality Payment Program.

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Meaningful Use is Table Stakes, EHR = Interoperability

Interoperability isn’t a new concept. We are all are asking great questions about interoperability and what it means. Given what we do here at NYeC, my antennae are always up looking for someone saying “interoperability” or “collaboration,” so I had to make sure I wasn’t hearing what I wanted to hear at HIMSS: was interoperability really the “in” thing?

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