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New Report Examines Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

More home health agencies (HHAs) than skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) have adopted electronic health records (EHRs), according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). 

HHS Releases Draft Guidance to Ease Use of EHRs

On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on draft guidance intended to streamline the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other health information technology (IT). Comments are due Jan. 28.  

MDH Accepting Applications for Electronic Health Record Loans

On April 14, 2015 by Darrell Shreve

An estimated $4 million in interest-free loans are available from the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) to fund the implementation or support of interoperable Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems.
The six-year loans, which range from $100,000-$500,000 and defer the first year’s repayment, are intended for software, hardware, training and support expenses. Applications are due Monday, June 1.

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