CMS Announces Dollars Doled Out To Docs, Hospitals For Digital Records
The Boston Globe reports on Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, which is one of the facilities that received one of these grants.
Bloomberg: U.S. Pays $158 Million to Doctors to Adopt Digital Records
The U.S. government has paid more than $158.3 million to hospitals and doctors this year to encourage adoption of electronic health records, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said today (Engleman, 5/26).
The Boston Globe: BIDMC Receives Medicare Award For Electronic Health Records
The federal government today awarded its first payments from a Medicare program designed to push hospitals and individual health care providers to adopt electronic health records. Three Massachusetts physicians received payments starting at $18,000. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, long a leader in electronic records, received $2.57 million (Conaboy, 5/26).