ECRI releases new version of adverse-event reporting system; MedPAC: EHR incentive participation, payment rates low;

> In an interview with healthsystemCIO.com's Kate Gamble, Orlando Health CIO Rick Schooler says that providers need to put pressure on vendors to deliver code that works for interoperability to be a reality. "Our vendors have to be incentivized and motivated and, I would add, pressured to get that code usable," he says. Interview

> ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization this week released the latest version of its adverse-event collection and reporting system, CMIO reports. The system includes the newest formats for health IT reporting. Post

> The number of eligible hospitals and professionals registered to participate in the electronic health record incentive program, as well as the number of those successfully attesting is lower than expected, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), which met in Washington, D.C., April 5. FierceEMR

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