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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
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...
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: EMR Market Grew 13.6% in 2010
Confusion over vendor qualifications and federal guidelines have slowed the projected growth rate of electronic medical...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
Improve Results Reporting to Keep Patients Happy
Following up on test results may be a procedural headache for your practice, but it is a highly emotional experience...
National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative collaborates with Google
Allscripts has announced a collaboration between the National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative and Google Health...
E-mails improve patient-surgeon communication
A new report appears to show that providing patients with e-mail access to their surgeon appears to improve...
Levitt calls for speeding switch to electronic records
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is working with medical professionals to encourage greater use of...

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...
Book: The Compliance Guide to the OSHA GHS Standard for Hazardous Chemical Labeling
The Hazard Communication standard is one of the most cited and penalized OSHA standards. OSHA has revamped the standard...