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Google Glass startup lands $8M
Healthcare IT News : September 2, 2014, 10:51 am
A startup that plans to take Google Glass to healthcare and other markets has landed $8.4 million in venture capital.
San Francisco-based Wearable Intelligence describes itself as a technology company dedicated to building enterprise solutions using wearable computing hardware -- such as Google Glass.
Protect your network! HIPAA isn't enough
Healthcare IT News : September 2, 2014, 10:24 am
At first glance, a look at the numbers from HIMSS Analytics' database would seem to offer some encouraging news about U.S. healthcare providers' privacy and security preparedness.
New CMS rule allows flexibility in certified EHR technology
Healthcare IT News : September 2, 2014, 9:13 am
Friday was my one day of summer vacation, enabled by the large number of people taking a long Labor Day weekend.
Some things are worth interrupting your vacation.
Friday afternoon, CMS published he long awaited final rule on Meaningful Use flexibility.
Here’s my interpretation:
MU Stage2 offers 2014 flexibility
Healthcare IT News : August 30, 2014, 12:29 pm
The Department of Health and Human Services published a final rule for Stage 2 meaningful use August 29 that offers hospitals and physicians flexibility for 2014.
The new rule allows eligible providers to use the 2011 Edition of certified EHR technology or a combination of 2011 and 2014 Edition for the 2014 Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs,
Come 2015, all eligible providers will be required to use the 2014 Edition if certified EHR technology.
Blues go public with data exchange
Healthcare IT News : August 29, 2014, 9:55 am
Two large health insurers are hoping a new "public utility" patient data sharing service will improve one of the most pernicious problems in American healthcare.
Blue Shield of California and WellPoint, the parent of Anthem Blue Cross, are investing a combined $80 million to start the California Integrated Data Exchange, as a “next generation” health information exchange service for providers, payers and patients.