TQ TeleConnection- May 2018

CMS says forget 'meaningful use.' Now call it 'promoting interoperability' for patients, providers

Following in the footsteps of Apple, the CMS wants to make it easier for patients to get their health data from providers and to possibly gather all that information in a single place.In a rule announced Tuesday, CMS regulators set out a plan to give the meaningful use program a makeover—or at least a new name, "promoting interoperability." The goal is to boost interoperability between patients and providers, a move that mirrors the government's MyHealthEData initiative to give patients more control over their health information. 

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Modern Healthcare (4/25/18) 

Rachel Z. Ardnt