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New Jersey lands $2.9M for data sharing
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2015, 7:49 am
The New Jersey Innovation Institute has received a $2.9 million grant from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to help the Department of Health ensure the sharing of quality data through its New Jersey Health Information Network.
Health Information Exchange (HIE)
Flex-IT 2 bill calls for meaningful use relief
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2015, 7:14 am
New legislation introduced Thursday by Republican North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers provides relief from the government's meaningful use requirements -- and puts Stage 3 on hold indefinitely.
The bill received kudos from the American Medical Association and the College of Health Information Management Executives, which represents more than 1,400 CIOs and health IT professionals.
WEDI covers all the ICD-10 angles
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2015, 6:51 am
The WEDI Summer Forum on ICD-10 July 28-29 could be accurately referred to as "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About ICD-10 (But Were Afraid to Ask)."
Over the course of two days, an assembly of providers, payers, vendors, government officials, consultants and association representatives covered as many aspects of ICD-10 as possible within the time allotted, placing the sharpest focus on the Oct. 1 deadline, provider readiness, claims adjudication, testing results and financial implications.
ICD-10 & Coding
CIOs 'surprised' at Cerner DoD win
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2015, 6:21 am
Many health system chief information officers say they weren't expecting the Cerner/Leidos team to win the coveted contract to overhaul the Department of Defense's electronic health record system.
Electronic Health Records
Security needs to be a top priority for healthcare leaders
Healthcare IT News : July 31, 2015, 3:41 am
Security needs to be a top priority
Back in the old days – say, a whole 10 years ago – thieves had to be physically inside a healthcare facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.
Privacy & Security
Security needs to be a top priority for health care leaders
Back in the old days – say, a whole 10 years ago – thieves had to be physically inside a health care facility to steal patient information. How times have changed.