Feds to ease up on electronic health records program

Federal regulators announced their intention to ease up on the meaningful use electronic health records (EHR) program, one week after a coalition of 35 medical societies called for major changes. In a blog post, senior Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) official Patrick Conway said the agency is working on “multiple rulemaking tracks” to adjust the program based on provider feedback.

Federal regulators announced their intention to ease up on the meaningful use electronic health records (EHR) program, one week after a coalition of 35 medical societies called for major changes. In a blog post, senior Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) official Patrick Conway said the agency is working on “multiple rulemaking tracks” to adjust the program based on provider feedback.

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Feds to ease up on electronic health records program