• THINK TANK | Changes to Meaningful Use Could Bring New Opportunities

    June 1st, 2018

    For followers of health information technology news, there has been considerable buzz about the overhaul of Meaningful Use. I first heard about the change in March at the HIMSS18 Global Conference & Exhibition. In an address to the audience, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma, and the director of The White […]

  • Foothold helps to Smooth the Road to Meaningful Use Dollars

    March 5th, 2015

    Foothold Technology recently had the unique opportunity to present to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Community of Practice, an online community of doctors, nurses, and providers that connect to exchange innovative patient safety best practices and serves as a repository of resources, ideas, and tools. The purpose of this presentation was to […]

  • AWARDS Software Receives Meaningful Use Certification

    May 3rd, 2012

    New York, NY— Foothold Technology, a leader in case management and client tracking software for human services agencies, today announced that its Electronic Health Record (EHR), AWARDS, has received Complete Ambulatory certification by the Drummond Group, an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ATCB) of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) […]

  • Meaningful Use: RHIOs, Health Homes, and HIEs

    September 7th, 2011

    As you may know, there has been a lot of activity lately related to the growth and development of RHIOs and the expansion of their mission from one where they are focused on hospital and medical data to a more central role in the administration of Health Homes and other multi-disciplinary networks. In New York, there are lots of RHIOs already […]

  • Meaningful Use: Latest Updates on Qualifying for ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) Incentives

    March 25th, 2011

    Foothold Technology has answers to all of the questions you have about Meaningful Use and qualifying for ARRA Incentives. If you have additional questions, please contact us.Where did it come from? >The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Stimulus Bill) included a subsection called HiTECH which provides funds to incentivize hospitals and doctors to purchase […]

  • What’s So Meaningful about Meaningful Use?

    November 29th, 2010

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Stimulus Bill) included a subsection called HiTECH which provides funds to incentivize hospitals and doctors to purchase and implement an electronic health record (EHR). To determine whether a doctor or hospital has implemented such a system, and is thus qualified to receive the incentive, the government created […]