Posts Tagged ‘Medical Records’

We’ll wrap up the week with two surveys on electronic medical records, which Health Blog readers seem to either love or love to hate. First, in its latest physician survey on the topic, the CDC estimates that about half of physicians have now at least partly digitized their records. Preliminary estimates from the agency’s 2010 [...]

The much-discussed “meaningful use” requirements that tell hospitals and doctors to what extent they’ll have to digitize medical records in order to qualify for the first wave of incentive payments are getting a slight tweak. Government Health IT reports that CMS will make “minor revisions” to the regulations, which were released in July. The magazine [...]