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EHR Implementation Without Meaningful Use Can Lead to Worse Outcomes - Graham Center ...

Dec 1, 2011 - Defying expectations, typical electronic health record (EHR) use in practices belonging to a primary care network has been associated with poorer diabetes care quality and outcomes. Current expansion of primary care EHR implementation must focus on use that improves care.

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1201/p1220.html

Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications - Close-ups - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - Even though a certain medication may be listed in the electronic health record, it doesn't mean that the patient is actually taking it.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p218.html

Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications

August 1, 2015 Close-ups

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p218.pdf

Primary Care Physicians Are More Likely to Participate in Medicare EHR Incentives than ...

Aug 1, 2015 - Family medicine and general internal medicine physicians are more likely to participate in the Medicare electronic health record (EHR) incentive program compared with other subspecialties, after accounting for Medicare income and other factors. These findings support the continuation of...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p182.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/p605.html

AAFP News - Jun 15, 2009 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2009 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0615/p1037.html

AAFP News - Aug 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

Aug 15, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/p331.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2012 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/p675.html

AAFP News - Jul 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/p10.html

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0315/p697.html

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/p553.html

AAFP News - Aug 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2013 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0801/p160.html

AAFP News - Mar 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0315/p426.html

AAFP News - Mar 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

Mar 1, 2015 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/p282.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2015 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/p516.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2016 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/p172.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2016 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/p542.html

AAFP News - Apr 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Apr 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0401/p823.html

AAFP News - May 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

May 15, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/p1193.html

AAFP News - Nov 15, 2010 - American Family Physician

Nov 15, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/p1175.html

AAFP News - Jun 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

Jun 15, 2013 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0615/p824.html

AAFP News - Jul 1, 2013 - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2013 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/p8.html

AAFP News - Jan 15, 2014 - American Family Physician

Jan 15, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/p114.html

AAFP News - Dec 1, 2014 - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2014 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/p757.html

AAFP News - Oct 15, 2015 - American Family Physician

Oct 15, 2015 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/p666.html

AAFP News - Jan 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0101/p7.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0201/p273.html

AAFP News - Oct 1, 2010 - American Family Physician

Oct 1, 2010 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/p745.html

AAFP News - Feb 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/p239.html

AAFP News - Sep 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

Sep 1, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/p485.html

Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain - Editorials - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2011 - Prolotherapy is an injection-based complementary therapy for common chronic musculoskeletal conditions including tendinopathy, knee osteoarthritis, and low back pain. It involves the injection of irritant solutions into tender ligamentous and tendinous attachments and adjacent joint ...

American Family Physician : Editorials

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1201/p1208.html

What My Cancer Taught Me: Quit Smoking Before It's Too Late - Close-ups - American ...

Dec 1, 2011 - The personal side of medicine told from the patient's perspective. The patient's story is followed by commentary from a physician and a list of resources.

American Family Physician : Close-ups

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1201/p1221.html

AAFP News - Dec 15, 2011 - American Family Physician

Dec 15, 2011 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1215/p1329.html

AAFP News - Jul 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/p125.html

AAFP News - Sep 15, 2012 - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2012 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p497.html

AAFP News - Apr 15, 2013 - American Family Physician

Apr 15, 2013 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News Now.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0415/p538.html

AAFP News - Aug 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p173.html

Common Skin Rashes in Children - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - Because childhood rashes may be difficult to differentiate by appearance alone, it is important to consider the entire clinical presentation to help make the appropriate diagnosis. Considerations include the appearance and location of the rash; the clinical course; and associated ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p211.html

Hyperpigmented Plaques on the Feet - Photo Quiz - American Family Physician

Aug 1, 2015 - A man presented with asymptomatic blue-gray lesions on both feet that were darkening over time. He was using several medications.

American Family Physician : Photo Quiz

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/p219.html

AAFP News - Jan 1, 2016 - American Family Physician

Jan 1, 2016 - Selected policy and health issues news briefs from AAFP News.

American Family Physician : AAFP News: AFP Edition

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/p13.html

AAFP News Now

...Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records, Stage 2: Positives and Negatives Just as many family physicians were getting comfortable with the requirements of stage 1 of meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs), the HHS has released the final rule for stage 2 of meaningful...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/1001/afp20121001p605.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Agencies Release Final Rules on Meaningful Use of EHRs Two final rules that define and support the meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) were recently released. One rule, issued by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, iden- tifies...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0815/afp20100815p331.pdf

AAFP NEWS NOW

...began in 2011 and remains the starting point, indicates that meaningful use consists of transferring data to EHRs and being able to share information. Stage 2, which is to be implemented in 2014, indicates that meaningful use includes new standards such as online access for patients...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0401/afp20120401p675.pdf

afp20140701p10.pdf

...Proposed Rule from CMS Would Stretch Timeline on Meaningful Use Requirements Family physicians and other health care professionals who are navigating a maze of meaningful use rules may get a reprieve of sorts. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0701/afp20140701p10.pdf

afp20120315p553.pdf

...EHR ‘Meaningful Users’ A new data set available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) analyzes the distribution of certified electronic health record (EHR) vendors and products among health care professionals and other providers who have attested to meaningful...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0315/afp20120315p553.pdf

afp20140315p426.pdf

...CMS Grants Physicians One-Month Extension on Meaningful Use Deadline Physicians participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program now have until the end of March to attest to meaningful use for 2013. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0315/afp20140315p426.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...CMS to Revise Meaningful Use in 2015 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that it will make its Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive programs for 2015 easier for physicians. The changes would help to reduce the reporting...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/afp20150301p282.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...Rules Released on Meaningful Use, 2015 Edition Certification Criteria The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Infor- mation Technology have released a long-awaited rule on stage 3 of their meaningful use programs. The...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/afp20150415p516.pdf

afp20160201p172.pdf

...Congress Simplifies Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption Process Congress provided a bit of end-of-the-year cheer to America’s physicians when the U.S. House and Senate passed the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act in December. The bill included a provision that gives the...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/afp20160201p172.pdf

afp20160401p542.pdf

...New Application Deadline for Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption: July 1 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that health care professionals and hospitals now have until July 1, 2016, to apply for hard- ship exemptions for the Medicare Electronic...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0401/afp20160401p542.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Physicians Required to Pay Taxes on EHR Meaningful Use Bonus Money Physicians who meet incentive payment criteria from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for meaningful use of electronic health records (EHRs) are eligible to earn as much as $44,000 from Medicare or...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1115/afp20101115p1175.pdf

AAFP News Now

...CMS’ New Meaningful Use Timeline Leaves Stage 2 Requirements Unchanged The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a new timeline for implementation of meaningful use for electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs. However, family physicians need to stay...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0115/afp20140115p114.pdf

AAFP News

...AAFP, Other Organizations Warn HHS: Meaningful Use Program Is in Jeopardy Several national physician organizations say that an attempt by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to give physicians more flexibility in certification of electronic health records (EHRs)...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1201/afp20141201p757.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...Groups Express Concerns on Meaningful Use More than 40 medical specialty organizations are asking the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to delay implementation of meaningful use (MU) stage 3. In separate but identical letters...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1015/afp20151015p666.pdf

December 1, 2011 - American Family Physician

...EHR Implementation Without Meaningful Use Can Lead to Worse Outcomes Jesse C. Crosson; Andrew Bazemore; Robert L. Phillips, Jr. AAFP News: AFP Edition AAFP News Now: AFP Edition Close-ups What My Cancer Taught Me: Quit Smoking Before It's Too Late Colleen T....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1201/

August 1, 2015 - American Family Physician

...Beyond Meaningful Use: Reconciling Medications Sanaz Majd Patient Information Rosacea Reader Services CME Course Information Evidence-Based Medicine Glossary Strength-of-Recommendation Taxonomy in AFP Classified Information Advertisement MOST RECENT ISSUE...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/

AAFP News Now

...government’s push to get America’s physicians on board with integrating needed technology into their practices and meeting the required meaningful use objectives for EHRs. For more information, visit http://www.aafp.org/news-now/practice-management/ 20100901onccertification.html....

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/1001/afp20101001p745.pdf

NEWS NOW

...hospitals, and other eligible professionals that participate in Medi- care or Medicaid to adopt, upgrade, implement, and/or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technol- ogy. CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology opened registration...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0201/afp20110201p239.pdf

NEWS NOW

...activities; providing practices with technical assistance, tools, and shared resources to accomplish a variety of tasks; estab- lishing meaningful use and certification requirements to ensure health information technology promotes patient engagement; ensuring patients have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/0901/afp20110901p485.pdf

AAFP News Now

...have limited budgets, information technology staff, and broadband access, which are barriers to EHR adoption. Those who meet certain meaningful use criteria are eli- gible for incentive payments through Medicare and Med- icaid EHR Incentive Programs. One-half of those who have...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2011/1215/afp20111215p1329.pdf

AAFP News Now

...Program, which provides incentive payment to eligible health care profes- sionals and hospitals to adopt, implement, upgrade, or meaningfully use certified EHR technology to improve Downloaded from the American Family Physician Web site at www.aafp.org/afp. Copyright © 2012...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0715/afp20120715p125.pdf

afp20120915p497.pdf

...CMS believes that complying with electronic prescribing requirements may pose a significant hardship for eligible physicians who are meaningful EHR users. To avoid the 1.5 percent penalty for 2013, CMS is requiring physicians to manually apply for the hardship exemptions. Only...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/afp20120915p497.pdf

afp20130701p8.pdf

...physicians surveyed had at least a basic EHR system, but only 9.8% achieved mean- ingful use as defined by the federal government’s EHR meaningful use program. The physicians most com- monly used EHRs to view laboratory test results, order prescriptions electronically, view...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0701/afp20130701p8.pdf

"Family Medicine Residents: Increasingly Diverse, But Lagging Behind Underrepresented ...

July 1, 2014 Graham

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/afp20140715p80.pdf

Self-Administered GBS Testing in Pregnant Women

November 15, 2014 Clinical Inquiries

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/1115/afp20141115p729.pdf

Methotrexate Therapy

January 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p26.pdf

Methotrexate Therapy

January 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0101/afp20150101p27.pdf

afp20150401p444.pdf

April 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/afp20150401p444.pdf

afp20150401p445.pdf

April 1, 2015 Cochrane for Clinicians

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/afp20150401p445.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Editions

...participate in CMS quality programs such as the Physi- cian Quality Reporting System, the value-based payment modifier initiative, or meaningful use of electronic health records will not be penalized during the 2015 reporting year for failure to select a specific code, as long as...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0801/afp20150801p173.pdf

AAFP News: AFP Edition

...AAFP Urges Streamlining of MU Program The AAFP knows that family physicians are frustrated with meaningful use (MU) regulations and electronic health record (EHR) systems that do not help them take care of their patients. Thus, the AAFP wasted no time in evaluating and responding to...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0101/afp20160101p13.pdf

afp20180515p666.pdf

...17 The Evolution of Meaningful Use: Today, Stage 3, and Beyond 28 Four Tools for Reducing Burnout by Finding Work-Life Balance 6 Opinion An Overlooked Cause of Physician Burnout 8 Employed Practice Be Present 34 Coding and Documentation Time-Based Coding • EHR Docu-mentation...

American Family Physician

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/afp20180515p666.pdf

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