The Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services Electronic Health Records for hospitals

Del Med J. 2012 Jun;84(6):181-5.

Abstract

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Electronic Health Records (EHR) incentive program for hospitals is described with respect to the requirements to receive the incentive payments, how to calculate the amount, and the pertinent time frames. Comparisons between the CMS EHR and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) are presented. The hallmarks of successful computerized health records are reviewed.

Publication types

  • Comparative Study

MeSH terms

  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S.*
  • Electronic Health Records*
  • Hospitals*
  • Physician Incentive Plans
  • Radiology Information Systems
  • Reimbursement, Incentive
  • United States