CMS, ONC Release Proposed Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use
Mar23

CMS, ONC Release Proposed Rule for Stage 3 Meaningful Use

The proposed rule for stage 3 of the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program contains eight objectives focused on advanced use of electronic health records (EHRs), federal health IT officials announced last week.

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FDA Approval Process Could Benefit from Big Data, Social Media

Data aggregated from electronic health record (EHRs), social media platforms, and other sources could hasten the medical device development process and help regulators monitor safety, according to an assembly of bipartisan experts.

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You Say You Want a Data Revolution
Mar18

You Say You Want a Data Revolution

This monthly column will highlight and discuss emerging trends and challenges related to healthcare data and its ever changing life cycle.

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Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability
Mar17

Senate Hearing Debates Meaningful Use, Lack of EHR Interoperability

A panel of health IT stakeholders testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday morning about the progress and challenges that remain in electronic health record interoperability.

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Medical Records Discovered in Dumpster, Discarded by Disposal Company

A suburban Chicago company is being investigated for allegedly leaving dumpsters full of discarded medical records in plain view, out of compliance with state and federal law.

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