Meaningful Use

July 11, 2017

Why Certify Non-EHR Health IT Solutions for ONC’s 2015 Edition?

For Electronic Health Record (EHR) vendors, ONC certification has been part of the business landscape since HHS introduced certification programs for Health IT in 2010 and launched ONC’s initial Certified EHR Technology (CEHRT) testing in 2011. Certification requirements for Non-EHR Health IT solutions vendors hasn’t f…Read More »

June 19, 2017

ONC: High Praise for Direct Messaging Adoption

In early April, a new chief of the Office of the National Coordinator for Healthcare Information Technology was appointed. Donald W. Rucker, MD, is being lauded as one of the most qualified choices to lead that agency. On June 9th, 2017, he addressed the Direct Exchange Workshop in Washington, D.C. on the topic of Direct …Read More »

May 18, 2017

HIPAA Compliance in the Age of Population Health Management

The goal of Population Health Management (PHM) is to improve the health outcomes of a group of patients with similar characteristics. One example of a population in this context are patients suffering from the same chronic condition. The care of patients in this group may be managed similarly, often involving the same trea…Read More »

September 16, 2015

What to Look For When Selecting a HISP

Health Information Service Providers (HISPs) provide Direct Secure Messaging (Direct). Some can also handle digital certificates and identity validation. HISPs play a significant role in enabling EHRs, providers, hospitals, long term care and other healthcare entities to exchange health information in today’s heavily reg…Read More »

June 24, 2015

HIMSS15: Hottest topic, Common Pains and Interesting Learnings

Some observations from HIMSS15   Andy Nieto, Health IT Strategist at DataMotion, recently attended HIMSS15 in Chicago. He recapped the most interesting things he learned, details the biggest pains he saw attendees facing, and discusses the hottest topics this year. If you weren’t able to attend, this article wil…Read More »

April 4, 2015

Meaningful Use Stage 2 Criteria

The CMS Meaningful Use programs offer incentives for healthcare providers to adopt certified EHR (electronic health record) technologies.…Read More »

February 11, 2015

The Meaningful Use “Gold Rush”

Published on Healthcare Innovation News By Andy Nieto, health IT strategist, DataMotion The term “Gold Rush” is one that evokes visions of wealth and simultaneous despair. While there were individuals who succeeded in their quest for gold, the majority of people were lucky to break even as they followed alongside the t…Read More »

September 12, 2014

Veterans Speak on Direct for MU2 Success

On Thursday, September 4, 2014, DataMotion hosted a webinar presented by HIStalktitled “Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) Veterans Speak Out: Implementing Direct Secure Messaging for Success.” This webinar consisted of a panel of health care industry experts and experienced providers discussing their experiences, lessons le…Read More »

July 24, 2014

HISPs – Three Important Things to Look For

Choosing a HISP (Health Information Service Provider) is an important decision for any practice. The HISP you choose will provide Direct Secure Messaging and handle certificates and identity validation for your practice. HISPs play a significant role in allowing healthcare organizations to operate and experience continued …Read More »

July 16, 2014

How One Customer Found Meaningful Use Stage 2 Success

Cumberland Medical Center is a 189-bed community hospital with over 800 employees, and an active participant in community health information exchange through etHIN, the East Tennessee Health Information Network. In order to receive incentive payments under Meaningful Use Stage 2, they had specific requirements that had to …Read More »