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Small Hospitals Can't Afford to Skimp on Tech
Gienna Shaw, Senior Editor

A small hospital's long-term plan may call for purchasing equipment before it is needed, in anticipation of growth opportunities. [Read More]
August 2, 2011
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FDA 'Open' to 510(k) Proposals
In a scorching report, the Institute of Medicine says the 510(k) program clearance process for certain medical devices is an ineffective tool for establishing the safety and effectiveness of moderate risk Class II medical devices. [Read More]

AHIMA: Proposed HIPAA Access Requirement a 'Significant Burden'
A proposal that would require hospitals to give patients information about anyone who accessed their health records would be costly and time-consuming, the American Health Information Management Association says. [Read More]

HIPAA Disclosure Rule Comments Highlight Provider Opposition
The proposed HIPAA privacy disclosures rule would be an administrative and financial burden for providers. Furthermore, the rules go beyond the scope of HIPAA, and they could intrude on the privacy of healthcare providers, leaders say. [Read More]

Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs
Date: August 16, 2011
About: Attend on-site or participate via live webcast. Get accountable care strategies from ACO pioneers Norton Healthcare, Humana, and Palmetto Health—first movers who already have experienced the challenges of building a new framework for healthcare delivery.
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Rounds: Women's Health Strategies for Service Line Growth and Quality
Date: September 15, 2011
About: Attend on-site or participate via live simulcast. Learn how host Bon Secours Richmond Health System and invited guest Geisinger Health System maximize downstream revenue in their women's health services, as well as opportunities for integration, quality and customer loyalty.
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Tech Headlines
HIPAA Access Reports Could Aid Malpractice Attorneys
HealthLeaders Media, August 1, 2011

Drug app comes free, ads included
The New York Times, July 29, 2011

Hospitals boost IT spending plans
InformationWeek, July 29, 2011

HIEs struggle with sustainability
InformationWeek, August 2, 2011

Healthcare Online Job Postings Decline Again
John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 2, 2011

Study of medical device rules is attacked, unseen
The New York Times, July 28, 2011

In case of emergency, check Twitter
InformationWeek, August 1, 2011

JNCI: Mammo CAD offers equivocal health benefits
CMIO, July 28, 2011

Some states plow ahead on HIEs
Government Health IT, July 28, 2011

Hospitals don?t always plan for 'hybrid' EMRs
InformationWeek, July 28, 2011

Hospital scans palms to pull up medical records
CNET News, July 28, 2011

AMA, 91 groups call on CMS to alter e-prescribing penalties
Government Health IT, July 27, 2011

Webcasts/Rounds
August 16: Rounds: The Real Value of ACOs

September 15: Rounds: Women's Health Strategies for Service Line Growth and Quality

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