Direct Project

By Diana Manos 10:11 am July 13, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced guidance last week for reporting laboratory results using Direct Project specifications.
By Michelle McNickle 11:05 am July 11, 2012
Just a few years ago, the industry saw most vendors touting their support for meaningful use. Today, that focus is slowly shifting to the "ready for ACO" mentality. But unlike meaningful use, said Shahid Shah, software analyst and author of the blog, The Health IT Guy, the technology required for ACOs isn't as well defined, leaving most vendors'...
By Mike Miliard 10:04 am July 10, 2012
Health Information Partnership for Tennessee (HIP TN), which was convened three years ago to help the Volunteer State develop a statewide health information exchange, has voted to "wind down" operations.
By Erin McCann 10:32 am July 09, 2012
The Adams Memorial Hospital announced Monday that it has become the first rural hospital in Indiana to utilize electronic messaging through the Direct Project.
By Kate Spies 10:26 am June 22, 2012
In the realm of public health, IT is proving to be the vital ingredient behind the revolution of patient care. Leaders of two Beacon Communities discuss the quality revolution in healthcare.
By Diana Manos 02:48 pm June 20, 2012
The White House held a two-hour town hall meeting on Tuesday to get the pulse of how health IT is advancing nationwide, according to one panelist at the private session.
By Mary Mosquera 09:48 am May 21, 2012
Like soldiers inserted into the battle front, an IT-supported pilot program in New York's Hudson Valley has embedded in primary practices a network of nurse care managers, who catch patients who fall off physicians' radar to turn around their health status.
By Mary Mosquera 10:20 am March 13, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released Feb. 24 its proposed rule for the certification of electronic health record systems.
By Mary Mosquera 07:21 am February 28, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released Feb. 24 its proposed rule for the certification of electronic health record systems.
By Bernie Monegain 11:18 am February 17, 2012
Albany Medical Center has set the stage to exchange patient clinical data between its electronic health record and the EHRs of its affiliated physicians. With one large physician practice connected last month, Albany Med has more in the pipeline.

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