Month: December 2011

December 15, 2011

The Push to Attest is On, Are you Prepared? With 2011 coming to a close, the first year to attest for stage 1 Meaningful Use is also winding down.  What do you need to do to be ready to qualify in 2012?   There are many articles and resources to let a practice know the measures…
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December 12, 2011

Valant Medical Solutions, which offers cloud-based electronic medical records for behavioral health clinics, announced today it raised $11 million in equity funding. The funding brings its total amount raised to $15 million. Valant, based in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood, provides web-based services for mental health professionals for billing, scheduling, prescribing medications and measuring patient progress. The…
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December 2, 2011

In July, we wrote about the speculation that Stage 2 of the Medicare incentive program was to be delayed until 2014. On November 30th, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius confirmed that this would indeed be the case. The original regulation would require eligible providers that attested to the Medicare EHR incentive program in 2011 to meet…
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