Current Headlines

  1. 2 NY HIEs To Merge As HealthlinkNY
    11/24/2014

    The aim of the new collaborative is to unify the exchange of health data in New York State. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. One-Third Of Americans Don’t Know They’re Diabetic
    11/24/2014

    Many of those with undiagnosed diabetes have even seen a doctor in the past twelve months. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Insurance Marketplace Tops The List Of The OIG’s Annual Summary Of Challenges
    11/24/2014

    The Office Of Inspector General study identifies the top vulnerabilities and obstacles for HHS. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. New Effort To Strengthen EHR-HIE Sharing Of Patient Data
    11/24/2014

    A workgroup is working toward streamlining connectivity between EHRs and HIEs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Connection Between State HIEs Bodes Well For Interoperability
    11/24/2014

    Georgia and South Carolina HIEs are now connected in one of the first state-to-state connections. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. FCC Holds Broadband Roundtable For Health Technologies
    11/24/2014

    Connect2Health Beyond the Beltway Series kicks off with “Broadband-Enabled Health Technologies on the Cutting Edge.” By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Medsphere Sets Stage For OSEHRA VistA With Key Code Contribution
    11/24/2014

    Medsphere Services Corporation (MSC) has contributed its latest version of FILEMAN to the Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) code repository.

  8. Freeman Health Launches Hospital Mobile App
    11/21/2014

    “Freeman Everywhere” includes physician directory, ER, and Urgent Care wait times. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. GAO Gives Medicare Websites Poor Marks
    11/21/2014

    The results of a new federal report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) have revealed The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is failing to meet its goal of making healthcare costs more transparent. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. HIMSS, CHIME Say Part-Time Status Not Sufficient For DeSalvo
    11/21/2014

    A co-written letter from two of healthcare’s largest organizations calls for the appointment of a new ONC leader if Karen DeSalvo continues as a part-timer. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

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