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Resources & LinksMore EHRs to Qualify for Health Information Exchange Incentives Under New Requirements
Long-term/post-acute care providers that have adopted electronic health records that are not certified for HITECH security requirements will have alternative paths to qualify for Data Exchange Incentive Program funds.
- November 28, 2017
Resources & LinksDOH Telehealth Work Group Meets
One of several "Regulatory Modernization Initiatives," the Telehealth Work Group seeks to reduce barriers to the use of telehealth technology.
- October 3, 2017
Resources & Links"Dear Administrator" Letter Notifies Health Care Providers of Health Information Exchange Requirement
Nursing homes, home care agencies, hospice programs, and other providers that have adopted certified EHRs must connect to regional health information organizations by March 9, 2018.
- July 18, 2017
Resources & LinksDepartment of Health Adopts Regulations Governing the SHIN-NY Health Information Exchange Network
- May 17, 2016
Resources & LinksInternational Cyberattack Threatens Healthcare Organizations
HHS and U.S. Department of Homeland Security call for aggressive risk mitigation steps and issue guidance.
- May 9, 2017
Resources & LinksNew York Telemedicine Bill Eases Credentialing Hassles
An August 2012 law streamlines the process for credentialing telemedicine providers in New York. The law authorizes hospitals receiving telemedicine services to rely on the credentialing and privileging decisions of the hospital providing the services. The law also lets the receiving hospital rely on the hospital providing services to carry out mandated peer review and quality assurance activities.
- August 6, 2012
Resources & LinksU.S. GAO Calls for Improvement in HHS Plan for Post-Acute Care Electronic Health Information Exchange
The General Accounting Office report cites the LeadingAge NY study on electronic health record adoption and health information exchange among its members in support of its findings.
- March 6, 2017
Resources & LinksFunding Now Available to Support Health Information Exchange
Long-term/post-acute care providers with electronic health records that meet certain requirements are eligible for incentive payments of up to $10,000 to connect and contribute data to the State Health Information Network of New York.
- March 3, 2017
Resources & LinksElectronic Health Record Adoption and Health Information Exchange Among Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers: A Survey of LeadingAge New York Members
- March 27, 2015
Resources & LinksLeadingAge CAST
The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience. CAST has become an international coalition of more than 400 technology companies, aging services organizations, research universities, and government representatives.
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