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Health IT market to soar in U.S.
May 10, 2011
Government Health IT Staff
Research firm projects that innovative health services, industry consolidation, will continue strong market growth.
VA awards funds for telehealth, adverse drug event innovation pilots
May 9, 2011
VAi2, the department's open government effort, selects innovation projects, primarily to improve health care, including for IT tools to connect to on-call clinical staff.
Docs say e-prescribing too much effort
May 6, 2011
An AHRQ study of 24 physician practices reports electronic tools were too cumbersome and data not always useful in e-prescribing systems.
Mostashari: 'Virtuous cycle' will bolster healthcare
April 26, 2011
Saying 'the wind is at our backs' new national coordinator expresses strong support for and reliance on innovation by a competitive healthcare industry.
CMS says more docs opting for evidence of effectiveness in treatments
April 21, 2011
Physician participation on the rise in CMS quality reporting and electronic prescribing incentive programs, bolstering care quality, EHR use.
GAO: CMS should reconcile e-prescribing, EHR incentive reporting
February 18, 2011
CMS said it will propose methods to align reporting requirements of its e-prescribing and EHR incentive programs to relieve physicians' load.
Health IT panel seeks comments on meaningful use proposals
January 14, 2011
The Health IT Policy Committee wants the public to weigh in on its draft recommendations for 2013 meaningful use measures.
HP to build standalone HIE for Texas Medicaid system
January 13, 2011
Heather B. Hayes
A $30 million Web-based solution will roll out in summer of 2011 and eventually create a common history for 3 million Medicaid patients.
NQF puts focus on moving to effective EHR use
January 7, 2011
NQF publishes two reports on advancing health IT from adoption to appropriately and effectively using it to improve patient outcomes.
CMS counts 4,000 providers initially registering for EHR incentives
January 7, 2011
CMS sees numbers of providers increase steadily in first four days after registration for EHR incentive program was launched.
CDS: more signal, less noise
January 1, 2011
Government and commercial health IT leaders are pushing the boundaries of clinical decision support services to do more"”and less.
CMS fixes minor meaningful use rule errors
December 30, 2010
Document corrects typographical and technical errors identified in the meaningful use final rule published in July.
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