EHR Intelligence January 9, 2017
Sara Heath

DirectTrust President and CEO David C. Kibbe says EHR use will be heavily influenced by value-based purchasing and the incoming Trump Administration.

Health IT and EHR use are in for a year shaped by value-based care and political uncertainty, according to DirectTrust President and CEO David C. Kibbe, MD, MBA.

Foremost, healthcare professionals should expect to see value-based care policies to increasingly influence EHR use standards, and an administration likely to reduce EHR regulation and oversight.

“It would not surprise me to see MU Stage 3, still in place for hospitals, but replaced by the Advancing Care Information component of MIPS for most physicians, significantly delayed or even retired completely, and replaced with something similar to and aligned with MIPS,”...