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ONC Dispels EHR Certification Myths

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Confused about EHR certification? You’re not alone. In a post to the federal HealthIT Buzz blog entitled Perpetually Perplexed by Regulatory Interpretations? Separate the Fact from Fiction,  Steven Posnack , the Director of the Federal Policy Division of  the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has debunked five common misunderstandings related… Continue Reading

AHA Submits Comments to ONC on EHR Certification Rule

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 The American Hospital Association (AHA) weighed in with a 16-page comment letter requesting changes and delays in the standards for certification and implementation of electronic health records published by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on December 30, 2009.  In the comment letter, AHA asked ONC to clarify the allocation of… Continue Reading