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Environmental Intelligence Releases February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

Environmental Intelligence LLC is pleased to release its February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter.  Please send your feedback or suggestions to contactus@goeillc.com. Click Here to view: February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter Want to automatically receive our monthly newsletter?  Click on this link to … 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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Organizations Develop Health IT Privacy Framework

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A consortium of privacy supporting organizations and individuals, the Texas-based Patient Privacy Rights Foundation, Microsoft Corp. and consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers have developed what they’re calling a “trust framework” for health information technology systems.The 13-page framework consists of about 75 criteria based … Continue reading

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CMS To Explore New Electronic Transaction Standards

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Although new HIPAA electronic transaction standards have been put on the backburner, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun the process of mapping out how those new standards will function. Part of that process is to figure … Continue reading

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HIMSS13 Headline – Healthcare Is The Most Widely Breached Industry In the US

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Attendees at HIMSS13 — in one way or another entrusted with the protection of their patients’ personal health information — may not be pleased to learn that they work in the most widely breached industry in the United States. “The … Continue reading

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AHRQ Study Shows CPOE Reduces Medication Errors

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A new report, supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, demonstrates that processing prescriptions through computerized physician order entry can cut drug errors in half, and could avoid more than 17 million adverse incidents annually. The authors of … Continue reading

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Health IT May Eliminate Healthcare Disparities

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The use of health IT could not only help to improve the quality of care, but also eliminate disparities in care among communities of color, according to a new report released today at a White House Summit hosted by the … Continue reading

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ECRI Publishes Top 10 C-Suite Hospital Technology Issues Watch List For 2013

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Healthcare reform, accountable care organizations, readmissions and reimbursement rates are just a few of the challenges facing today’s healthcare leaders, according to a new report from ECRI Institute, a non-profit evidence-based practice center. Balancing costs and savings potential for new … Continue reading

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The ONC Releases National Health IT Patient Safety Action & Surveillance Plan

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Acknowledging that new health information technologies can create patient-safety risks, HHS’ health IT office invited healthcare providers, vendors and the public to comment on its recently issued national Health Information Technology Patient Safety Action & Surveillance Plan.“Just as health IT … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases January 2013 Newsletter

Posted on by Frank J. Rosello

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

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