Policy and Regulation

Lab data exchange faces both legal and standards-based challenges

The exchange of lab data is included in the draft of the meaningful use criteria, but as the HIT Policy Committee workgroup heard on Tuesday, exchange of data between laboratories and electronic health record systems in practices and hospitals will be a challenge to implement on a large scale for two main reasons. [cont...]

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Cassie Harman

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Cassie was a Marketing Manager at Nuesoft from November 2007 to December 2009.  She graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham and received her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.   She managed integrated marketing efforts including digital copywriting, organic SEO, PPC and social media strategies.

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The harm standard - a boon or bust for health IT security?

As previously discussed on this blog, one of the biggest hurdles to making health IT fully interoperable is that it increases the chance of massive scale privacy breaches due to some systems being less secure than others. In the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Congress inserted a clause requiring that in the event of a breach, all persons whose health information was compromised must be notified. [cont...]

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Cassie Harman

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Cassie was a Marketing Manager at Nuesoft from November 2007 to December 2009.  She graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham and received her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.   She managed integrated marketing efforts including digital copywriting, organic SEO, PPC and social media strategies.

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MGMA Concerned About the Definition of Meaningful Use

While the government’s incentives for adopting an EHR have been cautiously welcomed by many in the health care industry, providers and software vendors alike are struggling to come to grips with one key term: “meaningful use”. A practice must show meaningful use of an EHR before it is eligible to receive the incentives, and finding a definition that applies to all sizes or practices and hospitals seems to be no mean feat . [cont...]

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Cassie Harman

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Cassie was a Marketing Manager at Nuesoft from November 2007 to December 2009.  She graduated with honors from the University of Birmingham and received her MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management.   She managed integrated marketing efforts including digital copywriting, organic SEO, PPC and social media strategies.

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