• Stakeholder Awareness of Beacon Program Services
    Stakeholder Awareness of Beacon Program Services Surveyed by AcademyHealth, The Commonwealth Fund and ONC To ensure that the information needs and values of key community leaders are better understood by the Beacon Communities, AcademyHealth, with support from The Commonwealth Fund and in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), […]
  • New Health Center Beacon Award Recipients 2011
    HHS awards Affordable Care Act funds to improve quality of care and electronic reporting capabilities in Beacon Communities $8.5 million to fund 85 health centers in 15 Beacon Communities across the country HHS awards Affordable Care Act funds to improve quality of care and electronic reporting capabilities in Beacon Communities; $8.5 million to fund . […]
  • The Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program
    Improving Health Through Health Information Technology The Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to 17 selected communities throughout the United States that have already made inroads in the development of secure, private, and accurate systems of electronic health record (EHR) adoption and health information exchange. The Beacon Program will support these communities to build […]
  • Document Ontology | Re: Most Accurate Document Class
    I have a related question. I am unclear about the use of the document ontology with respect to mapping pathology resultsCan someone explain the difference between 33721-2 Bone marrow Pathology biopsy report and 66119-9 Bone marrow Pathology biopsy report Narrative? Which code would one map the actual report data to?My understanding is that codes with a scale […]
  • Data Model | Re: How copyrights are represented in CSV
    The source_organization.csv file and the SOURCE_ORGANIZATION table in the loinc.mdb database are provided to give some basic, limited, information about some of our data sources. You have correctly pointed out that currently there is no "foreign key" identifier in the loinc.csv file or LOINC table to directly link to a record in the source_organization.csv file […]

State Level Meaningful Use Incentive Payment Program

The Medicaid EHR Incentive Program is a voluntary program established by Congress, but administered individually by each State and territory. [...]