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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...
Web Exclusive: OCR: Data Breaches Double Since July
In the past five months, 90 major patient data breaches have been reported. The average is 18 per month, a higher...
Web Exclusive: MetroWest Medical offers ER wait times via texts
Well, potential MetroWest Medical Center patients with cell phones and less urgent health problems can now find out...
GE, Intel form chronic care venture
General Electric Co. and Intel Corp. said they have formed a joint venture to create products for patients with chronic...
Eight Tips to Polish Your Hospital's Patient Breach Response
After hospitals follow protocol about patient data breaches, they should consider these final checklist items if a...
Is there a doctor in the mouse?
Some new low-cost services have popped up on the Internet with the aim of providing basic healthcare consultations more...
New e-resources support growing patient empowerment
The face of healthcare is changing, with the growth of online medical information and other similar technologies...
Security flaw in the iPhone exposes private data
A security flaw in Apple Inc’s iPhone allows unauthorized users to gain easy access to private contacts and...
UPMC recommends doctors use Web to get drug samples
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has turned to a Web-based technology to help obtain sample medications for...
Is the E-Prescribing Jar Half Full or 98% Empty?
A new report by the eHealth Initiative lays out, in painstaking detail, the current state of affairs in electronic...

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