Hello spring! Goodbye 2017 MIPS submission season!

April 24th, 2018 By
Now that the first MIPS submission is over, and that other regulatory hurdle (tax-day) is behind us, we can finally enjoy spring and get ready to ease into summer, right? Before we do, it’s a good idea to take stock in what worked and what didn’t work for MIPS while it’s still fresh in your...
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Finding the Legos in Your Value-based Care Programs

October 5th, 2017 By
Like many kids (and some adults), my kids loved to play with Legos.  So, when a customer began talking about quality measures from different payment programs as “Lego pieces,” the wheels started turning: Legos are the perfect metaphor for both the varied components of these commercial and...
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HIMSS 2017 Podcast with HealthcareNOW Radio

March 23rd, 2017 By
This year at HIMSS, Tom S. Lee and Beth Houck had the pleasure to talk with Carol Flagg of HealthcareNOW Radio about the hot topics at HIMSS, including MIPS. In the below podcast, Tom, Beth, and Carol discuss common MIPS pitfalls facing organizations and MIPS best practices. “I think it is...
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HIMSS14 Interview with HealthcareNowRadio

March 7th, 2014 By
  Thanks to HealthcareNowRadio for taking time to catch up! Listen to our conversation on HealthcareNowRadio.com. Beth Houck talks a bit about where in the organization to put your Meaningful Use program and specifically talks about the pros and cons of an IT-led program vs a program led...
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Useful MU Links from CHIME and CMS

February 12th, 2014 By
  Reducing Meaningful Use Audit Risk: Real Stories and Best Practices  was an informative CHIME College Live Webinar moderated by Tom S. Lee, Ph.D., SA Ignite, and featuring Dr. Hal Baker, M.D., Wellspan Health, and Dr. Shannon Sims, M.D., Ph.D., Rush University Medical Center.  During...
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Meaningful Use Compliance Checklist

November 22nd, 2013 By
  Meaningful Use Fact: There are some quick wins Some of you will have earned over half of their Meaningful Use incentive dollars and know your way around the workflows required to meet the Stage 1 measures.  No turnover? and no upgrades to your EHR?  Follow the same checklists that earned...
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CHITREC and MU Assistant

January 9th, 2013 By
CHICAGO, IL, January 9, 2013 – SA Ignite, Inc., a provider of software solutions that streamline and automate the “last mile” to reaching Meaningful Use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR), and the Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) today...
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GW Medical Faculty Associates Partnership

December 3rd, 2012 By
MU Assistant To Help GWMFA Doctors Attest Working Alongside Allscripts Enterprise CHICAGO, Ill., December 3, 2012 – GW Medical Faculty Associates (GWMFA), based in Washington, DC, has chosen the MU Assistant®  cloud-based software solution from SA Ignite, Inc. to streamline and automate...
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