Sep 1, 2016 -
Patient Care : Well-being and Prevention
Jun 23, 2014 - Find out more information about this study to better understand the feasibility and perceived value of electronic health record (EHR) system functions that support care coordination.
Patient Care : National Research Network
Aims: 1) Evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of a patient portal to help manage care for children with asthma; 2) Determine barriers and factors associated with portal adoption and sustained use.
Even among practices having a strong commitment to the medical home model, the use of health IT to support care coordination objectives is not consistent. Health IT capabilities are not currently aligned with clinicians’ priorities. Many practices will need financial and technical ...
...Standardize the system Meaningful Use of EHRs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Tobacco-use registries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 E-visits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Group visits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15...
...Meaningful Use Meaningful Use criteria will change in 2014. Until that time, Meaningful Use Stage 1 criteria are still in effect. Please see the Integrating Tobacco Cessation Into Electronic Health Records document for smoking status objectives and measures included in Meaningful...
...Meaningful Use The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), provides incentives and penalties to eligible professionals (EPs) and eligible hospitals (EHs) that adopt...
...medicine practices resulted in rates of portal use exceeding 25% of patients . Especially relevant to the 32 billion dollar Federal Meaningful Use Program in the United States , these findings underscore the importance of integrating the portal into office systems and...
AHRQ Centers for Primary Care Practice-Based Research and Learning
...identifies domains and measures that capture the social determinants of health to inform the development of recommendations for the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs). This report is the second part of a two-part study. The Phase 1 report identified 17 domains for...
For over a decade, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has invested in research and implementation projects to prevent healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) in diverse health care settings. AHRQ’s commitment to HAI prevention has been expressed in activities within ...
Electronic Health Records
This article describes the creation of an EHR research network sufficiently large to conduct CER, the CER2 Consortium. We detail the network structure, initial research focus, governance, and future vision. The consortium was created through a partnership between the American Academy of...
Primary care practices can take action to decrease the complexity of the healthcare environment and to make health information and instructions easier to understand and act on. To successfully manage their health, people must be able to obtain, process, and understand basic health ...
...EHR, electronic health record; MU, meaningful use; PCMH, patient-centered medical home. 106 JABFM January-February 2016 Vol. 29 No. 1 http://www.jabfm.org indicate how often in the last month they had taken their medication as prescribed. We slightly modi- fied the instructions...
...pessimistic attitude of physicians about the health policy changes implemented by the Affordable Care Act and its implications and meaningful use requirements, which have been burden- some for many primary care physicians. Nonetheless, US physicians cited more benefits than concerns...
The U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) Clinical Practice Guideline, Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence, 2008 update, calls on clinicians to change the clinical culture and practice patterns in their offices to ensure that every patient who uses tobacco is identified, advised to quit ...
...• The program's goals may align with other goals, such as smoking as a vital sign and EHR Meaningful Use requirements (addressing smoking). Choose interventions that help you in other ways. • Help your practice grow and gain publicity by offering group visits and/or utilizing the...