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November, 2010


November 30, 2010  10:20 AM

Part 2: Exploring the impact of HL7 standards integration

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Clinical integration, Compliance, Data standards, HL7

Part 2: Q&A with Eliot Muir, president, iNTERFACEWARE Q. What's different about HL7 version 3? How can healthcare providers prepare for the updated standards? HL7 Version 2 was developed with the goal of standardizing and reducing the costs of building interfaces in...

November 18, 2010  1:48 PM

Who’s Waldo? Examining the impact of EHR integration on patient identity resolution

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR integration, Patient identity resolution, PHI, Protected health information

Who is Waldo? Watch and learn the unforeseen impact of finding out! Waldo is a health care end user and patient. In the context of a systemic electronic health record (EHR) and data exchange initiative, managing Waldo's identity directly impacts major business processes associated with client...

November 18, 2010  1:11 PM

Can’t Miss Virtual Seminar: Technology Decisions for EHR Deployment, Dec 2

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Clinical integration, Decision support, EHR Adoption, EHR integration, HIPAA, HIPAA Academy, mHealth

DECEMBER 2, 2010 VIRTUAL SEMINAR: Technology Decisions for EHR Deployment WHERE: Your desktop COST: Free! Interact live with key health care IT and clinical thought...

November 17, 2010  3:38 PM

HIPAA Compliance & Security Certification Training, Orlando, FL, Dec 7-10

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Conferences, Data privacy, Data security, ecfirst, HIPAA, HIPAA Academy

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA - November 17, 2010 ecfirst, home of the HIPAA Academy, will be delivering two gold standard certification classes this coming December 2010, in Orlando, FL.  The Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) and Certified Security Compliance Specialist...

November 17, 2010  12:54 PM

Institute for Health Technology Transformation publishes EHR Landscape Report

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
EHR Adoption, EHR integration, iHT2

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation's EHR Landscape Report for 2010 takes an in-depth look at the emerging electronic health records landscape. The report discusses in particular the resiliency of the healthcare information technology space during the most recent...

November 17, 2010  12:31 PM

Part 1: Exploring the impact of HL7 standards integration

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
Data standards, HL7

Q&A on HL7 with Eliot Muir, president, iNTERFACEWARE 1. What do you see as the biggest challenges associated with HL7 integration? HL7 standards are a set of...

November 17, 2010  11:48 AM

iHT2 exclusive interview: The impact of CMS’ becoming a value based purchaser on health IT

Posted by: Jenny Laurello
CMS, HITECH, iHT2, Value based purchasing

 "It's about really trying to improve the care that is delivered, and the outcomes of health that our beneficiaries receive."- Dr. Betsy Thompson, CMO, Region IX, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Listen in on this 10 minute discussion previewing Dr. Betsy Thompson's keynote...

November 9, 2010  11:00 AM

ecfirst Webcast 11/10: Standards to address HIPAA, HITECH and state security mandates

Posted by: HealthITGuru
Data privacy, Data security, HIPAA

An Exclusive ecfirst Signature Webcast 11/10: NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, USA - November 10, 2010: Organizations are increasingly considering applying the ISO 27000 international security standards, NIST and PCI DSS Standards to comply with various U.S. federal (e.g. HIPAA, HITECH Data Breach and...


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