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  • Contributing Writer · May 26, 2010

    Benefits of Secure Patient-Provider Communication

    Providers have for years been challenged to increase productivity and throughput, even as their case-mix increases. Patients are frustrated by the results of these trends, which include diminished quality and effectiveness of their encounters with physicians. All too often, patients forget to share important information...

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  • Contributing Writer · April 30, 2010

    Using de-identified health information to improve care: What, how and why

    De-identified patient data is health information from a medical record that has been stripped of all “direct identifiers”—that is, all information that can be used to identify the patient from whose medical record the health information was derived. According to the Health Insurance Portability and...

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  • Contributing Writer · February 4, 2010

    Meaningful Use and Pediatrics

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) contained a portion (Title XIII of Division A), referred to as HITECH, that is intended to support a broad effort to accelerate the adoption of Health IT and utilization of qualified Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

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  • Contributing Writer · January 21, 2010

    Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) and Meaningful Use

    Over the past few weeks, since the ONC released its recommendations to CMS concerning Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs), as well as the Initial Set of Standards and Certification, we have been blogging on a variety of implications these rules have on physician...

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  • Contributing Writer · January 19, 2010

    Meaningful Use lab results: laboratory integration

    Ever since the ONC made its recommendations to CMS for Meaningful Use and Certification of Electronic Health Records EHRs, we have been commenting on several aspects of the 25 criteria categories needed to be eligible for HITECH incentivesstarting in 2011. We have commented on the...

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