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Monthly Archives: September 2013

As of September 25, 2013, the list of EHR products certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2 is quite limited. Seventeen Ambulatory EHR products have been certified for Base EHR; of these, only five ambulatory products have been certified for recommended adult core CQMs for Eligible Providers. In a September 25 article in Modern Healthcare, Joseph…

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Instead of a blog, Written one word at a time, I offer these MU observations, Written in rhyme. While I tried to be thorough, There’s much more I could say. For now this is it… Until another day. On the March Towards MU Stage 2 The day we have dreaded, Is where we are headed….

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This week we celebrate National Health IT Week. I have the honor of working with some of the best health IT professionals in the country. As part of the HIMSS eConnecting with Consumers Committee commitment to equip front line clinicians and providers with information and resources on HIT the volunteer Committee is releasing a new white paper, “The…

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This week, JAMA Internal Medicine published interesting original research by Dr. David Grande et al entitled “Public Preferences About Secondary Use of Electronic Health Information” (subscription required). The researchers used conjoint analysis to determine the patients’ preferences in regards to sharing personal health information in several different scenarios. The scenarios elicited preferences pertaining to sharing…

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