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Meaningful Use Final Rule Links

Posted on July 15, 2010 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

Today, I thought it would be interesting to list the meaningful use final rule comments that I know of and to invite my readers to tell me about other meaningful use final rule commentary that they know about. Just reply in the comments of this post or on the EMR and EHR contact us page and I’ll update this post with all the meaningful use final rule resources we can find.

Full Meaningful Use Final Rule, Press Conference Video and EMR and HIPAA MU Thoughts
Comparing the Preliminary Meaningful Use Rule to the Final Meaningful Use Rule Done by Inga from HISTalk and a great resource.
List of Meaningful Use Webinars – Done by EMR and HIPAA
Everything HITECH Analysis of Meaningful Use
Advice on Addressing Meaningful Use – Good advice from the Healthcare IT guy on not being in a hurry to address meaningful use.
Interview with David Blumenthal About Meaningful Use
Mr. HISTalk and John Glaser Reactions to MU (have to scroll down a bit to see the obligatory meaningful use section)
Meaningful Use and It’s Impact on Physician Productivity
HISTalk Initial Comments and Reactions to MU – Just read the comments on this one.
Summary of Meaningful Use Announcement and Rule
CMS Page on Meaningful Use
Meaningful Use Final Rules Are a Big Deal – Wm. T. Oravecz Take on Meaningful Use Final Rule on HITECH Answers
David Blumenthal’s Thoughts on Meaningful Use
John Halamka’s Summary of Meaningful Use Final Rule Changes
Halamka’s Presentation on the Meaningful Use Final Rule
Summary and Other Meaningful Use Documents – The Summary Chart that’s embedded on this is an interesting one. Too bad it’s partially cut off on my screen.
Summary of the 2 Reginas and Meaningful Use – Matthew Holt talks about the 2 Reginas that spoke about Meaningful Use of an EHR
Chilmark Research Quick Meaningful Use Analysis – An always insightful look at healthcare IT
The Fox Group’s Thoughts on Where to Go from Here

I’m sure that there are plenty more. If you know of some good ones, let me know and I’ll add them to the list.

Final Meaningful Use Rules Released Tuesday at 10 AM EDT

Posted on July 12, 2010 I Written By

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 16 million times. John also manages Healthcare IT Central and Healthcare IT Today, the leading career Health IT job board and blog. John is co-founder of InfluentialNetworks.com and Physia.com. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can also be found on Twitter: @techguy and @ehrandhit and LinkedIn.

This just came in. The wait is finally over. I guess I know what I’m doing tomorrow.

CMS AND ONC TO ISSUE FINAL RULES ON MEANINGFUL USE AND STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS INCENTIVE PROGRAM

WHAT: CMS and ONC will host a press briefing to announce the final rules on Meaningful Use and Standards and Certification under the HITECH Act’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) incentive program.

WHO: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Donald Berwick, M.D, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Administrator
David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A, Surgeon General

Dial In: Call in: 800-857-6748
Verbal Passcode: HHS

To watch the webcast live visit www.hhs.gov/live