Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act

By Jeff Rowe 12:38 pm August 18, 2011
It's pretty much a given in HIT policy circles that the public needs to know more about the potential benefits of health IT.
By Farzad Mostashari, MD 09:25 am August 18, 2011
Those of you keeping a close eye on the ONC and its activities might have noticed the advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) that was published on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, requesting public input on a set of proposed metadata standards recommended to ONC by the HIT Standards Committee.
By John Halamka 11:00 am August 10, 2011
I'm often asked why healthcare has been slow to automate its processes compared to other industries such as the airlines, shipping/logistics, or the financial services industry.
By Jeff Rowe 07:43 am August 09, 2011
So far, it seems reasonable to believe that HITECH is working, but where could things go wrong?
By Jeff Rowe 11:12 am August 04, 2011
What exactly was the purpose of the HITECH Act?
By Jeff Rowe 01:56 pm August 01, 2011
It seem an increasing number of healthcare providers are spending more and more time gazing at, and venturing into, the clouds.
By Jeff Rowe 02:48 pm July 28, 2011
When it comes to sustaining proactive initiatives like the programs coming out of the HITECH Act, one of the bigger challenges for policymakers is figuring out how to manage the divide between perception and reality.
By Jeff Rowe 09:51 am July 27, 2011
More often than not, regulatory debates between policymakers and industry stakeholders feel like an extended game of “Chicken.”
By Jeff Rowe 10:14 am July 26, 2011
While the HITECH incentives are intended to move the country toward comprehensive use of EHRs, many HIT proponents have been banking on patient demand for access to their records as the real key to pushing providers forward.
By Jeff Rowe 10:06 am July 22, 2011
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