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August, 2010

August 30, 2010  10:01 PM

ATCB’s are ready to certify vendors, but are they really?

Posted by: AllinHIT

On June 18th, the ONC issued a final rule on the temporary program for Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies (ATCB's) for EHR Meaningful Use certification.  I was also elated that CCHIT was not grandfathered in (however, we all knew that they was going to be one of the ATCB's).  The...

August 21, 2010  11:34 AM

Selling based on HITECH incentives is the wrong approach!

Posted by: AllinHIT

I had recently had a discussion with some peers on the adoption, or lack thereof, of EHR and other technologies.  Some in the discussion maintained that physicians are...

August 9, 2010  10:25 PM

Applauding Insurers for Aligning with HITECH and MU

Posted by: AllinHIT

There is no surprise here, insurers Highmark, Wellpoint, UnitedHealth and Aetna have announced they will give incentives to physicians that adopt EHR's under the HITECH Meaningful Use umbrella.  I say its no surprise because it only makes sense!  Lets look at the logic, 32 million...

August 9, 2010  9:26 PM

REC’s, people and partners will make the difference!

Posted by: AllinHIT

I ended, a previous blog, with this question, is the REC's being put in a position to fail?   I have been ask this question by many, and I did not want to answer, until I sat down with Florida REC's, for in-depth discussions.  I did exactly that during the Florida Academy of Family...

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