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Vital Signs
DeSalvo foresees ONC evolution to interoperable future
By Joseph Conn | April 15, 2014
Dr. Karen DeSalvo is a woman in transition. As the fifth head of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, just four months into the job, she will oversee the winding down of many programs started and run by her two predecessors.
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New York's electronic health-record plan gets $55 million boost
By Albany (N.Y.) Business Review | April 14, 2014
An effort to get more people in New York state to use electronic health records is getting a $55 million boost in the coming year. The state dollars will primarily be divided among organizations providing the information technology network tied to the push to improve healthcare record-keeping.
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IT landscape changing for sharing Okla. patient records
By The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) | April 14, 2014
While the last of federal stimulus money was spent last month to help build Oklahoma's infrastructure for sharing electronic health records, private competition is heating up between a Tulsa-based network and a new one based in Norman.
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ONC's Mostashari wants to be remembered for getting things done
By Joseph Conn | April 14, 2014
“Excellence in execution” is how Dr. Farzad Mostashari would want his tenure to be described at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
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Blumenthal's takeaway from ONC: Be careful what you wish for
By Joseph Conn | April 11, 2014
The tenure of Dr. David Blumenthal as the third leader of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS from 2009 into 2011 exemplifies the adage, “Be careful what you wish for.”
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CHIME Time: Surprise! MU Stage 2 will require some very heavy lifting
By Stephen Stewart | April 11, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
We all fought our way through Stage 1 of meaningful use. It was not without stress, trials and tribulations. But folks, if you have yet to begin work on Stage 2, it makes the first stage look like a walk in the park.
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Lack of funding, clout didn't deter Kolodner from tackling ONC's top spot
By Joseph Conn | April 10, 2014
Dr. Robert Kolodner had his eyes wide open when he took the top spot at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at HHS.
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OIG reverses course, opposes private HIE fee plan
By Joseph Conn | April 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Office of Inspector General at HHS has done an unusual about-face on its own 2011 ruling regarding whether a payment method for a privately run health information exchange service runs afoul of federal anti-kickback laws.
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Pittsburgh-area hospitals, VA eye records exchange
By Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | April 09, 2014
UPMC in Pittsburgh and several other regional hospitals could soon be swapping patient records with the Veterans Affairs Department, part of an ongoing VA effort to share medical charts with community hospitals.
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IOM argues for including social, behavioral data in EHRs
By Joseph Conn | April 08, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Amassing electronic health-record information on patients' social influences and behavioral habits can help improve their health status, argues a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
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