Proposed Legislation Could Ease Anesthesia Participation in Meaningful Use
Anesthesiologists have voiced concerns about the program, which gives physicians financial incentives to use EHRs in a meaningful way, because they are more vulnerable than other specialties to financial penalties.
If enacted, Rep. Black's legislation would exempt anesthesiologists from providing clinical summaries to patients, from being required to provide patients with electronic copies of health information and from implementing drug-to-drug and drug-to-allergy interaction checks, according to the report.
More Articles on Anesthesia:
Anesthesiologist Compensation: 15 Statistics Based on Sex & Location
Ned Russell, Dr. Mark Rogers Named to SmartTots Executive Board
SIS Named Top Anesthesia Management Solution
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2016. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
- CMS to unveil 1st all-payer ACO in Vermont in 2017 — 6 things to know
- Healthcare stakeholders play the blame game over drug prices: 5 things to know
- Tenet shares plummet 4.2% — 4 takeaways
- 4 key notes on Merritt Healthcare's spinoff focused on M&A activity
- Pediatric dental, medical procedures performed in single visit reduce anesthesia exposure: 5 study insights