Week of 17 Oct 2016 Digital health technology poised to help an aging population (21 Oct 2016)
Startups and established mHealth and health IT vendors showcase care coordination and telehealth apps, while speakers talk about tech tools for the elderly and mentally ill.
The MACRA final rule eases ways for doctors to measure patient care data for Medicare reimbursement; meanwhile, ONC focused its authority on patient safety in health IT systems.
Week of 26 Sep 2016 Healthcare blockchain ideas swirl at government conference (28 Sep 2016)
Proponents and skeptics of blockchain for healthcare came together at a workshop hosted by NIST and ONC to work out proposals and problems with this new technology.
Week of 19 Sep 2016 ONC national coordinator rebuts report on doctor discontent with EHRs (19 Sep 2016)
Vindell Washington, M.D., the new national coordinator for health information technology, hits back at a survey citing widespread physician dissatisfaction with EHRs.
Week of 18 Jul 2016 Under HIPAA audit program, 167 healthcare organizations to be audited (21 Jul 2016)
OCR has emailed notices to 167 healthcare organizations that they will be scrutinized under the HIPAA program for compliance with the law's privacy and security rules.
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23 surprises from CMS' meaningful use attestation data SearchHealthIT.com | 23 Jun 2014
Wondering which vendors net the most meaningful use attestation incentive checks for their customers? Here's a complex breakdown of CMS data.