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Environmental Intelligence Releases March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

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Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: March 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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EHR Adoption – The Stage Is Set For The Next Wave Of HIT Development

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The nation’s health information technology system passed a major milestone last month when the government announced that more than half of all U.S. physicians now use electronic health records. “We have reached a tipping point,” said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, … Continue reading

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How Voice Recognition May Improve Patient Engagement

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Try trotting this one out at a party: there are now more cell phones than there are toilets in the world. That’s according to a recent UN study, and while the study is actually focused on what the UN deems … Continue reading

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ONC Asking For Feedback On Patient Identity Tools

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The privacy and security panel that advises the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has asked for public comment about how the identity of individuals should be verified when they electronically access their health records. The ability of … Continue reading

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Pew Research Study Finds Smartphone Users Embracing mHealth

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Mobile health is poised for a promising future, according to a recent Pew Research report, which finds that more than half of all smartphone owners currently use their devices to view health information. Conducted by the Pew Internet & American … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases June 2012 Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its June 2012 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: June 2012 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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Voice Recognition Technology Drives Cost Savings

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In the article Voice recognition software helps with MU, doc says, Dr. Richard Gwinn, director of urgent care at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego, shares his thoughts and experiences with voice recognition software. Dr. Gwinn addresses the challenges many … Continue reading

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CMS EHR Incentive Payments Surpass $5B

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Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record payments have tipped the scales at over $5 billion to 93,650 physicians and hospitals in total program estimates through April. Final figures will be available later this this month as progress “continues apace,” according … Continue reading

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CHIME Position: More Preparation is Needed for Stage 2

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CHIME, which represents 1,400 healthcare CIOs across the country, is asking the government for more preparation time to demonstrate Stage 2 meaningful use, hoping to make sure the reporting is just so. With the May 7 deadline looming for submitting … Continue reading

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ONC Advances HIE Tools With Connect 3.3

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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has made available the next version of the Connect gateway software that incorporates the most up-to date technical standards and descriptions for the nationwide health information network (NwHIN) Exchange to support … Continue reading

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