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November 16, 2012
In a second delay in one week, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has extended the deadline for one month for states to not only submit their blueprints for a state-based health insurance exchange, but also to decide if they plan to establish their own exchange.
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November 14, 2012
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has added descriptive specification sheets for meaningful use Stage 2 to help eligible physicians and hospitals participate and complete the measures for the electronic health record incentive programs.
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November 13, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline for states to declare their plans for a state-based health insurance exchange for one more month to accommodate many governors who were waiting until the election outcome to decide whether to move ahead.
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November 13, 2012
The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the deadline for states to declare their plans for a state-based health insurance exchange for one more month to accommodate many governors who were waiting until the election outcome to decide whether to move ahead.
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November 09, 2012
Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record payments have surpassed $8 billion since its inception, with $8.36 billion paid out to 165,800 eligible physicians and hospitals in total program estimates through the end of October.
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November 08, 2012
Farzad Mostashari, MD, the national health IT coordinator, said that data and analytics played a critical role in the campaign and re-election of President Barack Obama -- mirroring the growing importance of data in healthcare.
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November 06, 2012
As providers and hospitals drive toward meaningful use of certified EHRs, the ONC is at work on how the identity of individuals should be verified when they electronically access their health records.
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November 05, 2012
When the National Institute of Standards and Technology recently selected Aegis.Net to establish a health IT test standard and interoperability as part of meaningful use of electronic health records, it highlighted the rising importance of interoperability testing.
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October 31, 2012
The Indian Health Service is offering Web access for patients to a portion of the medical and administrative information it holds in the IHIS Medical, Health and Billing Records system as part of a personal health records (PHR) system it is developing.
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October 25, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs has laid out a roadmap toward meaningful use certification of its VistA EHR system, with a version that's being updated and improved in the OSEHRA open source community.
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October 12, 2012
An emerging issue as providers and hospitals drive toward achieving meaningful use of certified EHRs is how the identity of individuals should be verified when they electronically access their health records. The privacy and security panels that advise the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) want to hear from the public about how the verification might work.
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October 10, 2012
Winners of Blue Button app competitions sponsored by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and The Advisory Board Company were announced Oct. 8 at the Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco and at its Twitter hashtag, #health2con.
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October 04, 2012
A majority of physicians now say that a business case for the electronic exchange of health information across all care settings is becoming evident because they believe it will have a positive impact on healthcare.
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October 03, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT launched its Blue Button video competition Oct. 1 to create awareness of consumers having easy online access to their health information, and to motivate them in how they might use it.
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September 28, 2012
The Department of Veterans Affairs expects to formally award a contract for mobile device manager software by Sept. 30. The technology will enable VA to ultimately support up to 100,000 devices and allow employees and clinicians to use their own devices.
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September 25, 2012
Developers in an ONC voluntary community are beginning to drill down into what will be required to automate the Blue Button feature to exchange patient health information at the consumer’s request under different scenarios.
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September 21, 2012
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has awarded $9 million in grants to five collaborative groups, including one for healthcare exchange, to demonstrate how online transactions can be secure and private as part of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
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September 19, 2012
The Department Veterans Affairs and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration have demonstrated how to securely share sensitive health information via electronic health records.
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September 18, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has unveiled its second set of draft test procedures to assure that electronic health records can perform functions required in 2014.
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September 12, 2012
Broadband networks are spurring improved quality and helping lower the cost of care in rural areas by reducing time to access of critical treatment and increasing the resources available to diagnose conditions.
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