Regulatory News

American Hospital Association Releases ICD-10 Checklist

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The countdown to ICD-10 continues. To ensure a successful transition for healthcare organizations by the Oct.1 deadline, the American Hospital Association (AHA) released a homestretch checklist for hospital leaders.


10 Facts to Prepare for ICD-10 Deadline

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Healthcare providers will start using ICD-10 codes on October 1. To help them prepare for the transition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a brief animated video.


Direct Messaging Survey Says...

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The HIMSS 2015 HIE and Direct Messaging Survey results indicate Direct is the preferred method of data exchange for 67 percent of respondents. 


CMS Publishes Final Rule for Medicare Accountable Care Organizations

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Accountable Care Organizations will soon have more flexibility, thanks to a final rule that is expected to help maintain provider participation in Medicare’s incentive program.


MEDITECH Customers See 5 Stars from New CMS Survey

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MEDITECH is pleased to see over 50 of our customers receive a five-star quality rating.


Citizens Memorial Hospital Demonstrates Improved Patient Safety, Reduced Readmissions in CMS Program

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Citizens Memorial Hospital (Bolivar, MO) was recently recognized for improving patient safety and reducing readmissions, as a participant in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Partnership for Patients’ Hospital Engagement Network. 


MEDITECH Customer Avera Health Leads the Way for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

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A MEDITECH customer for over 20 years, Avera Health System (Sioux Falls, SD) has long been a pioneer of quality, innovative healthcare services. And they have the accolades to prove it, including Stage 6 and Most Wired.


MEDITECH Customers Prepared for HHS' New Value-Based Care Goals

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Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell recently announced bold new goals for pushing Medicare, and US healthcare as a whole, towards outcomes-based payment models. This marks the first time that HHS has ever set forth explicit expectations for value-based care.


MEDITECH’s Recommendations for Ebola Screening

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MEDITECH has developed Best Practices to ensure care teams have the proper workflows in place for comprehensive and effective Ebola screening.


Citizens Memorial Finds Success in Stage 2 MU Attestation with MEDITECH

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Citizens Memorial Healthcare gets creative with promotions to fulfill Stage 2 Meaningful Use with MEDITECH.


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