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ONC Chief’s Perspectives On Patient Privacy and Security

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Privacy and security are vital components of all major projects that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has under way, says Karen DeSalvo, M.D., the new head of the office. “We consider privacy and security an important … Continue reading

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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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ONC Proposal Addresses EHR Vendors Concerns On Evolving Rules

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Federal officials issued the first set of voluntary standards under a new process that will give companies that develop electronic health-record systems more notice about what requirements will be included in the federal rules governing their products.HHS’ Office of the … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases January 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

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

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ONC Looses Authorized EHR Certification Body

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The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology will stop offering ONC testing and certification services. Instead, CCHIT will work toward increased IT interoperability by counseling providers and developers on certified EHR requirements. Thanks in part to what it says is … Continue reading

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HHS, HIMSS Partner For Patient ID

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HIMSS is working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through HHS’ Innovator in Residence program, to develop a strategy for nationwide patient data matching. HIMSS is currently recruiting an innovator in residence to work toward an implementation … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases November 2013 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its November 2013 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: November 2013 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … Continue reading

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The BYOD Movement In Healthcare

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

“I recently had a security manager tell me the days he dreads the most are days after major holidays,” said Kenneth Kleinberg, managing director of The Advisory Board Company. IT managers are very familiar with the sentiment. The days when … Continue reading

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Interoperability Remains Biggest Hurdle For HIE’s

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Interoperability among disparate systems continues to be one of the biggest challenges facing health information exchanges today, according to the findings of a new industry survey. “Despite the incorporation of new meaningful use policies, it is clear that interoperability issues … Continue reading

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State of Texas To Implement Patient Privacy Compliance Certification Program

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Texas is moving ahead with a robust patient privacy agenda, as the first state to offer a certification for compliance with both federal and state laws. The Health Information Trust Alliance, or HITRUST, is crafting certification recommendations to the Texas … Continue reading

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