Health Information Technology

On July 13, 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services released a pair of final regulations (one from CMS, one from the Office of National Coordinator for HIT ) detailing the “meaningful use” criteria which will determine whether users of electronic health records will qualify for the government subsidies under the HITECH Act during

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The pressure on healthcare providers to convert to electronic medical records (EMR) as part of the overall HIT movement has increased dramatically in recent months. Promulgations from HHS and FTC, the federal stimulus package and HITECH, which recently heavily-amended HIPAA, create new challenges for healthcare providers.  

Over the next several months, my blog