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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.
Congressional Staff Panel Presents at HIMSS14
Mar 7, 2014 - Twenty-six Congressional staff participated in HIMSS14. A significant component of Congressional participation in HIMSS14 included a Congressional Staff Panel; five Congressional staff members described current and potential national legislative issues affecting healthcare and health IT, the Congress and its priorities, and what the healthcare and IT communities can expect during the next year.
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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