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In a recent open letter, Rep. Jim Banks, R-IN expressed concerns regarding the stability and direction of leadership for the Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program at the US Department of Veterans Affairs.
One element of the Affordable Care Act is exceeding even its original advocates’ wildest dreams: Medicare’s bundled payment program for joint replacements.
While widespread adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has helped put them in an overwhelming majority of hospitals and clinics, their design and function could cause medical mistakes and errors unless more rigorous voluntary and mandatory testing of systems becomes the norm, a new report found.
The noncompliance in healthcare organizations is due to the complexity of privacy and security requirements, immature security initiatives, and ineffectiveness of current procedures, the survey found.
In a part of New Mexico where residents are ravaged by alcohol addiction and short on behavioral healthcare, leaders revitalized a failing mental health facility and implemented preventive health initiatives through strategic data sharing.