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Stage 2 meaningful use to show ’deference’ to panel proposals
The rule that details the requirements for stage 2 of meaningful use will "look a lot like" the measures that the...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Opinion: Why Google Health really failed: It's about the money
As reported on TechCrunch, Google shut down its medical records and health data platform. Since then, there's been a...
Web Exclusive: ONC Names First EHR Certification Bodies
With the announcement of the testing and certification bodies, EHR vendors now can begin to have their products...
CMS awards $5.5M deal for incentive payment services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is readying a set electronic accounting and processing tools that will...
Web Exclusive: HITRUST: HIPAA Breaches Near $1 Billion
Reports of breaches of unsecured personal health information affecting 500 or more individuals could cost the entities...
IBM unveils strategy in electronic health records
I.B.M. has been quietly saying for months that it planned to enter the market for electronic health records, a business...
Web Exclusive: CMS EMR Incentive Funding Reaches $73 Million
With the latest round of funding announced Thursday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services raises the tally...
Electronic surveillance is key to HAI investigation
Electronic surveillance is becoming a critical tool in an infection preventionist's arsenal of tools with which to...

Book: The No-Hassle Guide to EHR Policies, 2nd Edition
This second edition from EHR expert Margret Amatayakul provides the tools you need to develop effective HIPAA-compliant...
Audio Conference: Leverage the Value of your EHR
This 90-minute audio conference helps your organization leverage additional value from your EHR to not only meet your...