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Monthly Archives: December 2015

February 29 – March 4, 2016 Sands Expo Convention Center | Las Vegas, NV HIMSS16 will bring together 40,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. Register here: HIMSS16 Annual Conference & Exhibition  

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Technology is transforming the practice of medicine and playing an ever-increasing role in clinician’s responsibilities. As a clinician and care provider, HIMSS wants to get your personal perspective on the impact and value health IT solutions bring to you on a daily basis. This survey explores impact of health IT on your job satisfaction, the…

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Guest Editorial As controversial and frustrating as it may be, the federal government’s role in modernizing American healthcare is far from over. Healthcare occupies an unusual role: it is technically a private service subject to free market forces, yet in many ways it is insulated from consumer demand and market pressures of the sort that…

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ACP is assisting on an HL7 project to address one of the common barriers to the exchange of patient information between providers for continuity of care: the inconsistent use of standards and poor usability. Many physicians have reported that the Transitions of Care Documents (ToC) using Consolidated CDA (C-CDA) for Meaningful Use are not as…

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed Test Tools for conformance testing of Health IT Modules related to the 2015 Edition ONC certification criteria for electronic prescribing, immunization messaging, syndromic surveillance, and reportable laboratory results. Complementary test process documents that describe the testing actions for using these tools were also developed and…

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