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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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Recent HIPAA Settlements Points To Unencrypted Laptop Thefts

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Concentra Health Services, Addison, Texas, a subsidiary of Humana and a provider of occupational medicine and other health services, has agreed to pay the Office for Civil Rights more than $1.7 million in a federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability … 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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Taking A Look At The Value Of Health IT

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There’s been a whole lot of capital invested in health information technology these past few years. And some people – especially those who are in charge of spending more of it – want to know whether it’s money well spent. … Continue reading

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Environmental Intelligence Releases February 2014 EI Connections Newsletter

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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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ONC Supports EHR Update For Implantable Medical Devices

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The ONC has recommended that makers of electronic health records update their systems to capture and display identification data about implantable medical devices. The recommendation, which came in a proposed rule late Friday, suggests that EHRs record and display these … Continue reading

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New HHS Rule Gives Patients Direct Access To Lab Reports

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The Department of Health and Human Services has made changes to the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988, giving patients and their designees direct access to laboratory test reports. The CLIA amendment allows labs to give a patient – or … 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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Patients Now Paying Attention To Meaningful Use

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Meaningful use — it’s not just for healthcare providers anymore. Patients are paying attention to what meaningful use of electronic health data entails and why it’s important; they’re understanding, and now they want it. The federal government’s ambitious plan to … Continue reading

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Meaningful Use is Good for Business

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Remember the old days? Way back before 2009? Healthcare had some catching up to do. But no one quite knew just how to do it. So much of the industry was still paper based. Where technology was deployed, it was … Continue reading

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