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By Jeff Rowe 11:32 am December 03, 2012
While there are at least two sides to every story, one of the more one-sided stories in health IT is the degree to which e-prescribing has taken hold across the healthcare sector.
By Helen Figge 08:00 am December 03, 2012
HIMSS Professional Development continues to provide our emerging professional community with the necessary tools and resources to further a successful career path. CAHIMS is a new HIMSS health IT certification program designed for emerging professionals within the industry.
By Tom Sullivan 09:16 am November 30, 2012
This week in Government Health IT ... the mHealth Summit, NeHC's new tool, CDC builds out BioSense, our new cloud computing eBook and more.
By John Halamka 08:44 am November 30, 2012
As I travel the country, I find that CIOs everywhere are struggling with BYOD in particular but remote access more generally.
By David Harlow 08:28 am November 30, 2012
Just two and a half years after hosting a workshop on the HIPAA Privacy Rule's de-identification standard, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued its "Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule."
By David Harlow 08:38 am November 29, 2012
Just two and a half years after hosting a workshop on the HIPAA Privacy Rule's de-identification standard, OCR has issued its "Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule."
By Carl Natale 08:12 am November 29, 2012
As we're winding up the year by celebrating the holidays, let's look ahead to 2013. It's going to be a busy year for ICD-10 project managers.
By Jeff Rowe 10:25 am November 27, 2012
A survey recently sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund found HIT use increasing throughout many industrialized nations, including the US.
By Brian Ahier 10:23 am November 27, 2012
The stars seem to be aligned for rapid progress in health information exchange. We are fast approaching a point in the development of the Health Internet where ubiquitous exchange of health data to improve care coordination and health care quality and ultimately lower costs might be possible.
By Carl Natale 11:18 am November 26, 2012
A lot of the literature on ICD-10 coding highlights how different it is from ICD-9 codes. This scares the beejesus out of a lot of healthcare professionals.

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