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Social Security approves EHR interoperability technology
The Social Security Administration has approved the C32 Continuity of Care Document technology developed by health IT...
E-medical records: More ’meaningful use’
The push toward electronic medical records has garnered a lot of attention lately as the federal rules roll out for...
Midmarket uses business intelligence to tame healthcare costs
  The complex requirements from US healthcare reform are creating two types of midmarket companies: Those...
Web Exclusive: How Ready Are Hospitals for Meaningful Use?
Both hospital and physician organizations have recently expressed concern about providers' abilities to meet the...
Web Exclusive: How Meaningful is Meaningful Use?
Last week, CMS and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Improvement Technology released regulations for...
Web Exclusive: Nine Healthcare Executives Respond to the Meaningful Use Definition
I asked industry leaders whether they thought the meaningful use bar was set too high or low, and what they thought was...
Web Exclusive: Provider Organizations Unhappy with Proposed Health IT Rules
Hospital and provider groups are leveling criticism against the two long-awaited proposed regulations released last...
Web Exclusive: "Meaningful Use" Goals Still Out of Reach
For many providers—especially rural community hospitals and solo or small group practices—the objectives...
Stakeholders weigh in on draft definition for 'meaningful use'
Numerous healthcare stakeholders submitted comments on the Health IT Policy Committee's proposed definition of...
Meaningful Use First Draft Could Guide Final Definition
The Health Information Technology Policy Committee stressed on Tuesday that the meaningful use definitions recommended...

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Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
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Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
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Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
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Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
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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...
Video: Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
This 30 minute video will help healthcare facilities train staff on OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.