United States to compel physicians to make "meaningful use" of electronic health records
- Meaningful use 3 proposal stokes concern by physicians. // Medical Economics;9/10/2015, Vol. 92 Issue 17, p42
The article focuses on a proposed rule released by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Stage 3 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program. Information provided include the flexibility of the proposed medical reporting requirements, and the...
- Does Development Assistance for Health Really Displace Government Health Spending? Reassessing the Evidence. Batniji, Rajaie; Bendavid, Eran // PLoS Medicine;May2012, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p1
An essay on the influence of development assistance for health (DAH) on the displacement of government health spending is presented. It examines a database of public financing for health from 1995 to 2006. It recommends that the medical aid displacement must not be considered in the development...
- Meeting mandate is a big plus. // Kansas Farmer (0022-8583);Dec2011, Vol. 149 Issue 12, p9
The article reports on the compliance of Kansas hospitals to the federal electronic records management rule.
- Create N.J. jobs without relying on incentives. Howlett, Deborah // njbiz;12/5/2011, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p15
The author explains the importance of public-sector spending in public projects to the employment rate and economic recovery of New Jersey in 2011.
- The possible is impossible. Pearson, Bryan // Africa Health;Jan2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p3
The author reflects on the challenges of the health care industry in Africa to get funds from the government. He cites the stiff competition of the identified and documented funding priorities in the country and the difficulty of the government to secure funds for its variety of national...
- LETTER FROM THE U.S.: EARLY WORK ON U.S. DEFENSE SPENDING CASTS DOUBT ON FINDING A COMPROMISE TO PREVENT DEEPER CUTS. Kreisher, Otto // Naval Forces;2012, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p6
The article discusses ondefense spending cuts in the U.S. It states that the growing likelihood of the partisan stalemate would result in sequester which would cut an additional 500 billion dollars in defense funds over 10 years, and it is leading to defense related firms to slow investments and...
- EMRs might reduce malpractice liability, but effects not certain. // Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2009, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p61
The Obama administration is pushing hard for adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs) and some risk management experts expect to see a corresponding decline in malpractice lawsuits. Others caution, however, that the adoption of EMRs may not result in any significant decline in malpractice...
- Delivering a summary of alerts to clinicians. // KM World;Jun2012, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p12
The article focuses on the statement from DiagnosisOne's chief executive officer (CEO) Mansoor Khan on the series of issues presented by the electronic health record "meaningful use" incentive program of the U.S. federal government.
- How not to fix a recession. Yeager, Leland B. // Liberty (08941408);May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p21
The author provides insights on resolving the economic recession in the U.S. He cites the excessive stringent monetary policy as one of the causes of recessions. He explains that economic recovery is hindered by ad hoc and unpredictable interventions just like in the 1930s. He adds that...