• 11 MAR 15
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    GOP Senators Raise HIE Security Concerns

    Legislators Ask HHS to Fill in EHR Interoperability Roadmap By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, March 9, 2015.   from Gov Info Security While federal regulators flesh out details of a 10-year roadmap for electronic health record interoperability, which would pave the way for national data exchange, five GOP senators are demanding that more attention be paid to

    • 08 MAR 15
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    Where Is HITECH’s $35 Billion Dollar Investment Going?

    Health Affairs Blog March 4th, 2015  By Senators: John Thune, Lamar Alexander, Pat Roberts, Richard Burr, Mike Enzi We have been candid about the key reason for the lackluster performance of this stimulus program: the lack of progress toward interoperability. Countless electronic health record vendors, hospital leaders, physicians, researchers, and thought leaders have told us

    • 08 MAR 15
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    Five Senators Call for Greater EHR Interoperability Guidance

    EHR Intelligence Author Vera Gruessner | Date March 6, 2015 As reported two years ago by EHR Intelligence, a group of senators issued a white paper called REBOOT: Reexamining the Strategies Needed to Successfully Adopt Health IT that argued the government regulations stemming from the Health Information Technology and Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act have

    • 08 MAR 15
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    Why Illinois’ ambitious plan for electronic medical records is bleeding out

    Crain’s Chicago Business March 07, 2015 By KRISTEN SCHORSCH An ambitious effort to electronically connect doctors and hospitals across the state is foundering. As it hunts for new revenue, it’s targeting Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois, the dominant health insurer in the state. The Illinois Health Information Exchange was created in 2010 with nearly