Meaningful Use Stage 3 Proposed Regulations: A Detailed Review

April 1, 2:00am - April 9, 3:00am, UTC

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With the March 20th release of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record Incentive Program and Meaningful Use Stage 3 by  the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and accompany 2015 Certification Standards by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, the Health IT Community is eager to learn more about the specific details of each NPRM.  Today, we know that the CMS proposed rule focuses on specifying the meaningful use criteria for Stage 3 and supports the broader efforts to increase simplicity and flexibility in the program while driving interoperability and a focus on patient outcomes in the meaningful use program.  We also know ONC’s NPRMestablishes the 2015 Edition health IT certification criteria, the base EHR definition, and health IT certification program modifications.  Join us as HIMSS Subject Matter Experts provide details to ensure health IT professionals across the industry understand the intent and impact of the government's actions.

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss how the CMS NPRM focuses on specifying the meaningful use criteria for Stage 3 and supports the broader efforts to increase simplicity and flexibility in the program while driving interoperability and a focus on patient   outcomes in the meaningful use program;

2) Identify ways that the proposed rule for the 2015 Edition, Health Information Technology Certification Criteria  align with the path toward interoperability identified in ONC’s draft Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap; builds on past  editions of adopted health IT certification criteria, and includes new and updated IT functionality and provisions;

3) Receive guidance on your most pressing questions.

Session 1: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT
"Meaningful Use Stage 3: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule"

Session 2:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT
"2015 Edition, Health Information Technology Certification Criteria: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule"

Session 3:
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
"Meaningful Use Stage 3 Patient Engagement: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule"

Program:

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT Meaningful Use Stage 3: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule
 

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Join us as we take a closer look at the NPRM released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and how the many components like protecting patient data, electronic prescribing, CDS, CPOE, patient access, patient engagement, HIE, and data reporting will affect health information technology.

Learning Objectives:

1) Receive an overview of the CMS NPRM
2) Identify a summary of the specific impact of the NPRM on health IT for eligible hospitals
3) Receive guidance on your most pressing questions.

Speaker(s):
Patricia B. Wise, RN, MA, MS, FHIMSS, COL (USA ret'd)
Vice President, Health Information Systems
HIMSS North America

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT 2015 Edition, Health Information Technology Certification Criteria: An Executive Overview of the Proposed Rule
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

The ONC proposed rule is focused on enabling interoperability as well as a more flexible certification program that supports developer innovation. With the intent of facilitating the accessibility and exchange of electronic health information the NPRM includes enhanced data portability, transitions of care, and application programming interface (API) capabilities as part of the 2015 Edition Base EHR definition. In addition, ONC’s rule also adopts new and updated vocabulary and content standards for the structured recording and exchange of electronic health information.

Learning Objectives:

1) Receive an overview of the ONC NPRM on standards and certification
2) Identify a summary of the specific impact on health IT and interoperability for eligible hospitals
3) Receive guidance on your most pressing questions.

Speaker(s):
Joyce Sensmeier MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN
Vice President, Informatics
HIMSS North America

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT  
 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

While Meaningful Use Stage 2 established requirements for patient engagement, Stage 3 reframes the patient engagement requirements significantly.  

Learning Objectives:

1) Receive an overview of the patient engagement components of the  CMS NPRM with particular focus on portal, secure messaging and patient generated health data requirements.
2) Identify a summary of the specific impact the Meaningful Use Stage 3  NPRM has on health IT on engaging patients and healthcare representatives.
3) Receive guidance on your most pressing questions.

Speaker(s):
Mary P. Griskewicz, MS, FHIMSS