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November 7, 2011 Comments off

Escaping the EHR Trap — The Future of Health IT
Kenneth D. Mandl, M.D., M.P.H., and Isaac S. Kohane, M.D., Ph.D.
N Engl J Med 2012; 366:2240-2242June 14, 2012
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1203102

THE COST CONUNDRUM
http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2009/06/01/090601fa_fact_gawande

Atul Gawande Keynote | Health Data Forum III
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAp_lieYydU&feature=player_embedded

CMS ACO Video on Final Rule
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWQj-UJtMi0&feature=uploademail

Health Affairs Blog Most-Read List For October
http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2011/11/10/14814/http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2011/11/10/14814/

The Accountable Care Organization Final Rule
http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2011/11/accountable-care-organization-final.html

Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations — Final Rule
http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/ec_res/nt/307CCD4B-735E-48C9-A4DB-6BC34D08FE42/ACOfinal.pdf

Eligible Professionals
*Updated CMS Specification Sheets 

Eligible Hospitals
*Updated CMS Specification Sheets 

Meaningful Use

On the Road to Meaningful Use of EHRs: A Survey of California Physicians
Read more: http://www.chcf.org/publications/2012/06/meaningful-use-ehrs-physicians#ixzz1y4QkdN7q
http://www.chcf.org/publications/2012/06/meaningful-use-ehrs-physicians

“Guide for Physicians to the EHR Incentive Programs”
http://bitly.com/LQ4HEp

Crossing into MeaningfulUse Stage2 Standards Video
http://motorcycleguy.blogspot.com/2012/03/crossing-into-meaningfuluse-stage2.html

S&I Framework Implementation Guides

http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2012/02/s-framework-implementation-guides.html

Summary of Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification
http://motorcycleguy.blogspot.com/2012/02/summary-of-meaningful-use-stage-2.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MotorcycleGuy+%28Healthcare+Standards%29

How to Attain Meaningful Use
http://www.healthit.gov/providers-professionals/meaningful-use-stage-2

The Stage 2 Standards and Certification NPRM
http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2012/02/standards-and-certification-final-rule.html

A First Look at Meaningful Use Stage 2
http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2012/02/first-look-at-meaningful-use-stage-2.html

Registration and Attestation
https://www.cms.gov/EHRIncentivePrograms/20_RegistrationandAttestation.asp

Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use http://healthit.hhs.gov/portal/server.pt?open=512&objID=2996&mode=2

Physician Quality Reporting System
https://www.cms.gov/PQRS/01_Overview.asp

Meaningful Use Attestation
http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2011/04/meaningful-use-attestation.html

Accountable Care Organizations

Jefferson School of Population Health
http://nashhealthpolicy.blogspot.com/2011/07/more-on-accountable-care-organizations.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+nashhealthpolicy+%28Nash+on+Health+Policy%29

The Proposed Accountable Care Organization Antitrust Guidance: A First Look
http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2011/04/14/the-proposed-accountable-care-organization-antitrust-guidance-a-first-look/

Proposed Statement of Antitrust Enforcement Policy Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
http://www.ftc.gov/os/fedreg/2011/03/110331acofrn.pdf

Group Practice Reporting Option
http://ahier.blogspot.com/2011/03/group-practice-reporting-option-gpro.html

Overview, Issues Raised, and Probable Controversies
http://www.accountablecarenews.com/issues/acnewsspecial0411.pdf

Annotated – Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care Organizations
http://mycourses.med.harvard.edu/ec_res/nt/436D0F6D-35DA-4ABC-B68C-372D23F89474/aco.pdf

Launching Accountable Care Organizations — The Proposed Rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program http://healthpolicyandreform.nejm.org/?p=14106

A summary of a summary: What is an ACO and how does HealthIT matter?
http://motorcycleguy.blogspot.com/2011/04/sumary-of-summary-what-is-aco-and-how.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MotorcycleGuy+%28Healthcare+Standards%29

Accountable Care Organization Proposed Regulations: Resources – Kaiser Health News
http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Stories/2011/March/31/ACO-Documents-In-The-News.aspx

Accountable Care Organizations: Improving Care Coordination for People with Medicare
http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/accountablecare03312011a.html

The Accountable Care Organization NPRM – Halamka
http://geekdoctor.blogspot.com/2011/04/accountable-care-organization-nprm.html

Accountable Care Organizations: Commonwealth Fund Resources
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/Content/Publications/Other/2011/Accountable-Care-Organizations.aspx