Regulatory News

First MEDITECH Critical Access Hospital in the Nation Achieves Stage 2 MU


Odessa Memorial Healthcare Center is the first critical access hospital to achieve Stage 2 of Meaningful Use using MEDITECH.

How Cumberland Medical Center Fast-tracked MU


See how the team at Cumberland Medical Center fast-tracked their Meaningful Use attestation.

Avera Health Inspires Clinicians Through Nurse Leadership, Vision, and MEDITECH’s EHR


Blauwet, who is the senior VP of hospital operations/CNO of Avera McKennan Hospital (Sioux Falls, SD), drew from her experiences championing MEDITECH’s EHR, when she applied the traits of transformational leadership to inspire her nurses to embrace healthcare change. To secure their support, she knew she needed to stay connected to her clinicians — to help them understand where Avera had been and where it was going, as well as the important role nurses played in that journey.

Proposed Rule May Impact Meaningful Use Timelines and Requirements


By now, you have likely heard the recent news of the CMS/ONC Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) regarding Meaningful Use reporting in 2014. Since these proposed changes could impact your current strategy as you prepare for your 2014 reporting period, we wanted to take a moment to address this NPRM.

ICD-10 Delay Changes Timeline


In a late-night session on March 31, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of delaying the ICD-10 implementation deadline for another year, pushing it back to October 2015. Bill HR 4302, signed by President Obama, focuses on physician Medicare payments and includes the provision to delay ICD-10 implementation. 

The New ARRA Bulletin Board


The ARRA Bulletin Board, accessible from our Regulatory page, has the latest MEDITECH ARRA topics we’ve broadcasted.