The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced changes to stage 2 and stage 3 of the Meaningful Use (MU) program designed to ease the burden on physicians already coping with many regulatory burdens.
President Barack Obama is including increased funding toward medical school programs for internal medicine, pediatrics, and family medicine in his 2015 budget proposal. But Medicare plans to cut payments to practicing physicians.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has added physician quality measures for diabetes and heart disease treatments to Physician Compare, the website designed to help patients select providers.
Analysis of data at one of the nation's largest Patient-centered Medical Home pilots finds limited improvements in costs and patient outcomes.
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Karen DeSalvo challenged thousands of HIT professionals at HIMSS 2014 in Orlando to work collaboratively to build a truly interoperable EHR system.