News & Commentary
Content tagged with Security & Privacy posted in July 2011
Government Regulation Hinders Public Health Information Exchanges
Commentary  |  7/15/2011  | 
Funding uncertainty and healthcare providers' concerns about security and efficiency also contributing to slow growth of public exchanges, finds KLAS study.
Make Patient Safety Goals Part Of Meaningful Use
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
A proposal to include the 2011 National Patient Safety Goals in future MU criteria and certification requirements for electronic health records has the support of the EHR Association.
Blood Centers Use Web-Based Business Intelligence
News  |  7/13/2011  | 
The LogiXML system is used by Blood Centers of America for performance benchmarking and the online ordering of blood.
Hospitals Don't Always Plan for 'Hybrid' EMRs
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Transition to EMRs may be slowed by long period of running parallel paper and electronic systems, a survey suggests.
Consumers Seek Healthcare Advice On Facebook, Docs Absent
News  |  7/8/2011  | 
Patients' need for emotional support is opportunity for clinicians. Unfortunately, many doctors are uncomfortable with social media, report says.

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