Health IT Vendors, Software Developers Look to Streamline Automated Organ Donation Process

A successful organ transplant process hinges on timely notification of organ availability and communications between the recipient and donor teams.

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ONC Moving Too Slowly on Information Blocking, say Health IT Stakeholders

Health IT stakeholder groups are frustrated with what they see as lack of progress from the government in combating the practice of information blocking, according to a letter sent to ONC.

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Survey Finds Healthcare Orgs have Big Plans for Digital Technologies

Patient experience, clinical outcomes, and customer relationships are among key driving factors for healthcare organizations undertaking technology adoption initiatives, according to a survey from Ernst and Young.

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AMA Passes Augmented Intelligence Policy

The American Medical Association has passed a policy that addresses use of augmented intelligence (AI) in the healthcare industry—a first for the organization.

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As VA Deals with Rampant Infighting and Turnover, Lawmakers Call for Swift Action with EHR Project

A group of US lawmakers contend, in a letter to the acting Veterans Affairs administrator, that a combination of staffing vacancies and the appointment of ethically compromised VA officials has contributed to “malign neglect” of efforts to modernize the VA’s the electronic health record (EHR) system.

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CMS Announces Overhauls to Meaningful Use in Proposed Rule
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CMS Announces Overhauls to Meaningful Use in Proposed Rule

CMS announced that it is renaming and overhauling the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program as well as the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) in a new proposed rule.

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