In its press release, Joe Gaetano, vice president, Siemens Healthcare ARRA Program Office said that the company fully endorses the White House’s efforts to incentivize providers’ Health IT as part of health reform measures. He said, “All across our solution portfolio, we’re committed to leverage our assets and capacity to innovatively assist our customers in achieving meaningful use.”

In addition to providing complimentary, customized ARRA Meaningful Use roadmaps, Siemens will be offering newquality reporting toolsthat, among other things, enable providers to document, validate, and automatically extract data from charts to help expedite the submission of quality measures for reimbursement. Additionally, Siemens has enhanced its existing solutions implementation methodologyto ensure that gaps between customers’ current IT solutions and meaningful use are recognized and addressed throughout their installation, education, adoption, and ongoing support plans.

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