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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...
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...
HHS trend scan will signal potential health IT breakthroughs
The Health and Human Services Department plans to develop and maintain a continuous scan of current and emerging...
Social Security approves EHR interoperability technology
The Social Security Administration has approved the C32 Continuity of Care Document technology developed by health IT...
OIG to monitor Medicare, Medicaid IT upgrades, incentives
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services prepares to upgrade its computer systems and begins to award...
Health IT contracts offer little protection for buyers
As healthcare providers purchase electronic health record software and other health IT to meet meaningful use...
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...

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Webcast: Therapy and Nursing Documentation: Maintaining Efficiency and Compliance
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Webcast: QM Confidence: Put Your Quality and Survey Fears to Rest
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Webcast: Enhance Marketability with an Improved Five-Star Rating
Since its implementation, the five star rating system for nursing homes has been challenging facilities to improve...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 1 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...
Newsletter: Briefings on The Joint Commission - 2 Year Print and Electronic
Briefings on The Joint Commission will help you with all of your accreditation and survey preparation needs. Every...