This article (below) demonstrates what happens when government tries to force down someone?s proverbial throat,? says Scott Wolf, CEO and Director of Research for Grace Century. “Change is hard for any industry, especially the size and importance of the U.S. healthcare industry, but when there are products on the market which are not true solutions, there has got to be pushback in even the best of cases!?
Feds to ease up on electronic health records program
Elise Viebeck (01/29/15 – The Hill)–Federal regulators announced their intention Thursday 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 rule making tracks” to adjust the program based on provider feedback.