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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...
ONC Names Mostashari National Coordinator for HIT
Farzad Mostashari, MD, will replace David Blumenthal, MD, as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology...
Web Exclusive: CMS Updates 'Physician Compare' Online Tool
 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Monday launched an enhanced version of its Physician Compare...
Social Security approves EHR interoperability technology
The Social Security Administration has approved the C32 Continuity of Care Document technology developed by health IT...
Web Exclusive: HHC: $12 Million to Improve NYC Hospitals' IT, Facilities
The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation has been awarded two grants totaling $12.8 million for projects...
Web Exclusive: Advances in Science, Technology, Informed Consent
How many times do you have to get permission from patients before you use their medical data for research? From the...
Web Exclusive: Only 2% of Hospitals Could Have Met Meaningful Use in 2009
Despite all the talk about digitizing the health-care world, only 11.9% of U.S. hospitals had adopted at least basic...
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...
Upstart company pins hopes on pills at the push of a button
A high-tech system has been developed that could revolutionize how Canadians obtain prescription drugs. The concept...
A Million Stories
Looking back on the massive HIMSS exhibition, I am struck by the enormity of change under way in the industry.