Author Archives: Larry Sieb

Enterprise Imaging: The Enterprise and More

Introduction Just as PACS is not just about radiology, Enterprise Imaging is not just about the Enterprise.   Incorporating images from outside the Enterprise must be managed as well.   Images outside the firewall include not only images sent in for consultation … Continue reading

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ONC/CMS Dataset Analyzed for Radiology Centric View of EHR Incentive Program

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) and the Center for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) have updated the dataset showing the EHR products and vendors used for attestation of Meaningful Use of a Certified Electronic Health Record Technology (CERT). It … Continue reading

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CMS EHR Incentive Payments Total over $12B thru Feb 2013

The CMS February EHR Incentive Program Report shows over $12B paid out to Eligible Professionals (EP’s) and Eligible Hospitals (EH’s) as of February 28, 2013. The breakdown between the Medicare and the Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs is:

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HIMSS13 Highlights: mHealth and Data Analytics

There were many events that captivated me at the recent HIMSS meeting in New Orleans. Here are a few of my favorites, some of which I had run across before, and some surprises. A major highlight was Dr. Eric Topol’s … Continue reading

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CMS Publishes Names of EH & EP Recipients of Medicare EHR Incentive Program

CMS has published data through December 2012 on incentive payments made under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. CMS is required under the HITECH act to report the details of the Eligible Hospitals (EH’s) and the Eligible Professionals (EP’s) … Continue reading

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CMS Reports over $10B Paid thru 2012 Under EHR Incentive Program

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CMS 3rd Quarter Report ID’s Hospitals & Physicians Receiving EHR Incentive Payments & More

CMS is required by the HITECH act to publish the Eligible Hospitals (EH’s) and Eligible Professionals (EP’s) that have received EHR Incentive Payments by demonstrating Meaningful Use of a certified EHR system. EP’s receiving payments under the Medicare EHR Incentive … Continue reading

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$7.7B in Meaningful Use Payments says September CMS Report

CMS has released the September 2012 EHR Incentive Program report showing over $7.7B dollars paid out to professionals and hospitals under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs. The combined Medicare and Medicaid Payments thru September 2012 by state graph … Continue reading

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CMS August Monthly Report Shows MU Incentive Payments over $7.1B

The CMS August EHR Incentive Program Report shows over $7.1B in payments to hospitals and individual providers as of August 31, 2012.

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CMS 2Q 2012 EHR Provider Payments Reports Show who Received the $6.6B

CMS has updated the EHR Incentive Program Payments to show who has received payments for demonstrating Meaningful Use of an EHR system. A graph of the combined Medicare and Medicaid Payments by State from January 2011 to July 2012 shows … Continue reading

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