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April 25, 2008
A genetic nondiscrimination bill approved Thursday by a Senate panel won't protect people from potentially losing their jobs or health insurance if the information gets out electronically, a privacy a...
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April 03, 2008
Senate and industry leaders met on Capitol Hill Wednesday to push a healthcare IT bill that came close to passing by special vote last December but hasn't budged since....
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April 03, 2008
WASHINGTON - The Senate recently approved funding for healthcare IT advancement, but legislative insiders aren't optimistic the money will be available anytime soon....
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March 14, 2008
Last week the Senate proposed funding for healthcare IT advancement, but legislative insiders aren't optimistic that money will be used any time soon. Se...
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August 31, 2007
WASHINGTON - Senate legislation introduced last month calls for the overhaul of the $400 million-a-year program charged with providing technical assistance to boost the quality of Medicare servi...
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August 03, 2007
WASHINGTON - Senate legislation introduced today calls for the overhaul of the $400 million-a-year program charged with providing technical assistance to boost the quality of Medicare se...
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June 25, 2007
WASHINGTON-Senators Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), Michael Enzi (R-Wyo.), Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced a bill last Thursday to advance healthcare IT....
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May 29, 2007
Just in time for the humid Washington summer, the momentum in the House to pass healthcare IT legislation is heating up - or maybe not. One bill, which was expected to...
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April 25, 2007
It's the flu and cold season, and to add insult to injury, along comes the so-called Congressional "lame-duck session." Lame duck session refers to when Congress...
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April 24, 2007
WASHINGTON - Many industry experts and legislative analysts expect a healthcare IT bill to pass under the newly elected 110th Congress, according to an informal survey conducted by Healthcare IT...
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April 24, 2007
Here we go again. Legislation is not for the impatient, nor the faint-hearted, it seems. Congress was "this" close to passing a healthcare IT bill before heading home for the mid-term elec...
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April 19, 2007
Contributed by Diane Dannenfeldt Washington, DC - A provision included in high-profile Medicare drug legislation that would require physicians to write prescriptions electronically h...
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January 19, 2007
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that healthcare IT is near the top of the long list of healthcare agenda items for the 110th Congress, which began work on Jan. 4....
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December 07, 2006
WASHINGTON - In action just before the 109th Session of Congress ended, both houses passed bipartisan legislation addressing a number of end-of-session concerns, including the implementation...
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December 05, 2006
The election is over, House and Senate members are pledging fealty to bi-partisanship to solve America's problems. Healthcare should top the agenda. Computerizing medical information enjoys bi-p...
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November 21, 2006
WASHINGTON - Many industry experts and legislative analysts expect a healthcare IT bill to pass under the newly elected 110th Congress, according to an informal survey conducted by Healthcare...
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October 26, 2006
PHOENIX - Robert Kolodner, MD, interim national coordinator for healthcare information technology, said he's optimistic about the chances that both sides of Congress will reconcile differe...
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September 29, 2006
WASHINGTON - Congress went home last week before agreeing on language that would reconcile House bill 4157, the Health Information Technology Promotion Act, and Senate bill 1418, th...
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September 25, 2006
WASHINGTON - Time is running short before members of Congress leave for midterm elections, but some Congressional observers - and members, too - say there's enough time to pass the h...
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September 11, 2006
WASHINGTON - Time is running short before members of Congress leave for midterm elections, but some Congressional observers - and members, too - say there's enough time to pass the healthc...
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