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An electronic health record alert that reminded physicians to administer pediatric flu vaccinations increased the odds of children receiving the vaccine, according to a study sponsored by Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced its interest in funding research demonstration projects that will provide evidence to inform the development of meaningful use objectives.
Monday, 11 February 2013 14:56

AHRQ, CMS Announce New Children's EHR Format

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and CMS have announced the new format for children's electronic health records.
Bundled payments may lead to reductions in healthcare spending without affecting quality, according to a recent report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Published in Practice Management
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has requested information from the public regarding current successful strategies and challenges regarding quality measurement-enabled health information technology.
Chair of the Coding and Reimbursement Task Force for the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Morgan Lorio, MD, released a letter urging ISASS members to support action regarding reimbursement for lumbar fusions.
Published in Spine
Citing federal statistics, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality says uninsured adults were more likely in 2007 to have problems accessing a physician specialist than people who had insurance coverage, according to a report by AHA News Now.
Published in News and Analysis