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Physicians Input Needed for CALHIPSO Data Analytics/EHR Program; Stipends Available

All SFMS physician members are invited to participate in a 7/31 focus group regarding CalHIPSO’s development of a Data Analytics Pilot Project. The new CALHIPSO project is intended to offer physicians, medical groups, and other health care organizations the ability to extract and analyze their own electronic health information in whatever manner may be desired for the purposes of quality assurance/improvement.

California to help health providers secure Medicaid incentive payments for demonstrating meaningful use.

California has set a goal of having 10,000 eligible health care providers by June receive Medicaid incentive payments for demonstrating meaningful use of certified electronic health records, according to a CMS blog post published recently by National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari and CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.