• 05 MAR 15
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    ONC AGAIN MULLS STRENGTHENING OVERSIGHT OF HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE

    Mar 4, 2015 / by Alex Ruoff  Bloomberg BNA Federal regulators are again considering taking a more active role in governing the electronic exchange of health information between health-care providers, the director of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s Office of Policy recently told me. The ONC wants to establish a national

    • 02 MAR 15
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    SHIEC Member Healthix Enables JAMA Study of Homelessness

    Health IT Outcomes   By Christine Kern March 2, 2015 HIE Data Used To Study Healthcare Of Homeless “Researchers hope to leverage the study’s results to improve healthcare for the homeless.” “For the study, researchers examined Healthix, a New York-based HIE, and found homeless patients experience worse outcomes (a three to four fold increase in mortality rate)

    • 02 MAR 15
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    FDA Clears Mobile Apps for Remote Glucose Monitoring

    Health Data Management Editorial Staff MAR 1, 2015 “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first set of mobile medical apps that allow diabetics to automatically and securely share data from a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) with caregivers in real-time via an Apple mobile device.” http://www.healthdatamanagement.com/issues/23_3/FDA-Clears-Mobile-Apps-for-Remote-Glucose-Monitoring-49910-1.html

    • 02 MAR 15
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    Lawmaker Challenges ONC Authority for HIE Governance

    From Greg Slabodkin, Health Data Management 2/27/15 “Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-Va.), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, has called into question the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s authority over health information exchange governance.” “Madam Secretary, I hold in my hand a copy of a Congressional Research Service