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CCHIT ANNOUNCES NEW STRATEGIC DIRECTION WITH GLOBAL FOCUS PLANS TO OFFER COUNSEL AND POLICY GUIDANCE TO HIT STAKEHOLDERS
Jan 29, 2014 - CCHIT announced a new strategic direction that will return it to its founding public mission of supporting the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. CCHIT plans to offer direct counsel to both healthcare providers and health IT developers on the requirements for certified EHR technology and how to best satisfy HIT regulations published by organizations and governments. With a more global focus, and in alliance with HIMSS, CCHIT will also develop new programs and policy guidance aimed at achieving interoperability and supporting change in the way providers and patients around the world use IT to positively transform health and healthcare.
Downtime Challenges: Keep the Focus on Patient Safety
Mar 10, 2014 - The evolution of enterprise EHRs is changing the perspective of clinicians towards downtimes. While EHRs were still emerging, most staff was less reliant on them and more comfortable with paper processes ? downtimes were a welcome return to the familiarity of paper.
Bad news for 169K after new HIPAA breach
Mar 7, 2014Some 168,500 people are getting HIPAA breach notification letters after unencrypted computers were stolen from the Los Angeles County public health and health services departments, city officials announced Thursday.According to a public notice, third-party billing vendor Sutherland Healthcare Solutions reported a burglary Feb. 5 involving the theft of several unencrypted company computers.
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