"… process known as “upcoding.” U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder last September notified five medical grou …"
"… . In a Sept. 24 letter, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder warned five hospital and medical groups o …"
"… ruary 2009. …"
"… improve the quality of medical care.In an Oct. 17 letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, four Republican senators raised questions about whether electronic health …"
"… packages in use across the country. That shortcoming caught the eye of the American Medical Association, which helped develop the billing codes and favors stricter government sta …"
"… 010 to 2014 period. In the current climate of fiscal restraint, convincing Congress to appropriate that sort of cash for a new government body might be a tall …"
"… n later, said Rosenbluth. You’ll need the time.Because there’s a catch.Health care providers have to do more than just own an electronic health record system …"
"… ith the harm standard on Sept. 23, 2009. HHS submitted a final rule to the Office of Management and Budget May 10, 2010, but later withdrew it, saying it needed further consideratio …"
"… a total of about $28 billion, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Home care is a cheaper alternative to other forms of care as it …"
"… lth care disparities by the HHS Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.Health care researchers say that no single effort will eliminate the disparities betwe …"
"… task is to promote the technology’s swift adoption. Under Blumenthal, a Harvard physician, the office has campaigned tirelessly since last April to sell t …"
"… m as promised.Recipients of the federal “beacon” grants range from the Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic, a pioneer in digital medical recordkeeping, to the …"
"… e late December, 18 reports received by the FDA involved one manufacturer, Cerner Corp., which sells CPOE devices and other electronic record systems.One pa …"
"… e reports filed by physicians alleged malfunctions or poor designs of Cerner's CPOE equipment. One criticized “user unfriendly interfaces” and scre …"
"… ing acute asthma attack” in a patient given the wrong drug.Gay Johannes, Cerner’s vice president and chief quality officer, said in a prepared statement …"
"… s process that has been in place for many years and investigate all claims Cerner receives or are filed with the FDA.” [Click for the full statement. …"
"… s plan.Under the stimulus bill, doctors can receive up to $44,000 in extra Medicare payments if they adopt a digital medical record system and make “meaning …"
"… ncern over safety risks posed by health information technology has led the Food and Drug Administration to step up scrutiny of the products, including digital medical records sys …"
"… d. Under the stimulus law, doctors can receive up to $44,000 in extra Medicare payments if they purchase digital systems and take a number of steps to ma …"
"… oversight through the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT), a nonprofit organization contracted by the government to certify …"
"… medical system that pioneered patient access to electronic health records, Harvard–affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, handles lab r …"