martes, 3 de octubre de 2017

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TOMORROW: National Health IT Week Twitter Chat “Ask ONC”
ONC invites its Twitter followers to join in an online conversation looking at the current and future state of health IT, nationwide interoperability, suggestions to reducing clinician burden, and much more. Registration is not required for this event.
Date & Time: October 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm ET
Location: Twitter #AskONC
New Blog Post: Usability is Key to Unlocking Health IT’s Full Potential 
Improving the usability of EHRs will allow doctors to spend more time with their patients, writes Dr. John Fleming, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health Technology Reform. His blog post kicks off National Health IT Week by focusing on ways to make both the patient and doctor experience with EHRs better. Read the full post on the Health IT Buzz Blog
REGISTER: ONC Annual Meeting
Registration is now open for the 2017 ONC Annual Meeting! This year’s Annual Meeting, Tackling Barriers to Interoperability and Usability, will feature engaging keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions. During these sessions with public and private partners, you can hear how they are improving the usability and interoperability of health IT. A detailed agenda will be available soon.
Date & Time: November 30 – December 1, 2017
Location: Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Register: ONC Annual Meeting
Other Health IT Updates
Now Available: 2018 Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Value Set Addendum 
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued an addendum to the electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) annual update specifications published in May 2017. The addendum updates the eCQM value sets, technical release notes, and the binding parameter specification. These are now available for the 2018 reporting period for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs), and the 2018 performance period for Eligible Professionals (EPs) and Eligible Clinicians. These changes affect electronic reporting of eCQMs for the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) and Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs for EHs and CAHs and the CMS Quality Payment Program and Medicaid EHR Incentive Program for EPs. For more information and to get the addendum, see the eCQI Resource Center EHs and CAHs and EPs and Eligible Clinicians eCQMs pages.
CMS QRDA Reference and Guides now located on the eCQI Resource Center
Effective October 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has moved the source of truth of the CMS QRDA Reference and Implementation Guides (IGs) from the eCQM Library Page to the QRDA page of the Electronic Clinical Quality Improvement (eCQI) Resource Center.  The eCQM Library Page will sunset at the end of the year and will be replaced with a redirect link to the eCQI Resource Center. To find out more about QRDA and eCQMs, visit the eCQI Resource Center

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