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AHA: Field-test e-reporting of quality measures
Modern Healthcare

The American Hospital Association is urging the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to include providers in the field-testing and development of health information technology-enabled quality measures. In an eight-page letter, submitted in response to an AHRQ request for information, the AHA said providers and vendors had struggled with the quality measurements they were required to document electronically as part of the first phase of the federal government’s electronic health-record system incentive program.