HHS Releases Names of New Health IT Committee Members

As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, federal health officials have announced the creation and membership of the new Health Information Technology Advisory Committee (HITAC). This committee replaces two ONC committees.

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Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare
Nov17

Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare

Data stewards provide many benefits to an organization, from improved data quality to cost efficiencies. Data stewards are essential to ensure standard data sets and definitions are implemented and used for data integrity and quality.

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Telemedicine Expands Reach of Small Physician Practices

Small practice primary care and specialist providers are expanding their telemedicine capabilities and options for patients, according to an article in FierceHealthcare.

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Senators Introduce Meaningful Use Relief Bill

A group of Republican Senators are resurrecting an older piece of legislation targeted at reducing certain regulatory burdens built into the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program.

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Winning the Match Game: Strategies for Patient Identity Matching
Nov16

Winning the Match Game: Strategies for Patient Identity Matching

When a professional practice roundtable at AHIMA’s 2017 Convention discussed the latest strategies for addressing patient matching with a full house, three key themes emerged during the session.

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