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NIST Hands Off NSTIC To Private Sector

Molly Bernhart Walker | FierceGovernmentIT | August 21, 2012

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, or NSTIC, steering group met for the first time Aug. 15 and 16, marking the official formation of the group and a major milestone in NSTIC implementation. Read More »

No Duh. EMR Implementation Costs Too Much

Anne Zieger | Hospital EMR and EHR | July 13, 2012

Courtesy of Information Week, we get the following news: apparently, EMRs cost too much. Stop the presses! Read More »

Only 12% Of Docs Meet Meaningful Use Rules

David Pittman | MedPage Today | February 20, 2013

Just over 12% of about 509,000 eligible physicians said they met requirements for meaningful use incentives for electronic health records (EHRs), early study results show. Read More »

Open Letter From A Small EMR Vendor To Our Customers And Our Friends In Washington

Hayward K. Zwerling | The Health Care Blog | December 5, 2013

ComChart EMR will continued to be certified as a Complete EMR for Stage I Meaningful Use. Unfortunately, we will not be able to meet the Stage 2 (or greater) Meaningful Use certification requirements as these requirements are technically extremely difficult to implement. [...] Read More »

OpenStreetMap’s Redesign Goes Live! More Focused, More Inviting, More Map

John Firebaugh | Mapbox | December 2, 2013

A redesign of has just gone live. Since we kicked off with State of the Map US in San Francisco, we have been working closely with the OpenStreetMap community to implement this new design that is more focused — a better experience for newcomers and creates more space for the map. Read More »

Overworked EHR Vendors Not Big On Tech Support

Paul Cerrato | InformationWeek | August 6, 2012

Don't expect much help after signing on the dotted line for a new electronic help record system. EHR vendors' resources are stretched thin as they struggle to meet demand, and you'll have to find ways to fill the inevitable gaps in support and employee training. Read More »

Patient Engagement Via mHealth Will Be Key To Stage 3 Meaningful Use

Greg Slabodkin | FierceMobileHealthcare | January 24, 2013

With the Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 rules focused on electronic health records, healthcare industry observers are starting to look ahead to Stage 3 and its implications for mHealth. Read More »

Patients Matter Most, But Technology Matters A Lot

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Strata | June 1, 2013

Computing practices that used to be religated to experimental outposts are now taking up residence at the center of the health care field. From natural language processing to machine learning to predictive modeling, you see people promising at the health data forum (Health Datapalooza IV) to do it in production environments. Read More »

Physicians Spooked By Failure Stories—EHR Adoption Suffers

Evan Steele | HIT Consultant | May 15, 2013

Evan Steele, CEO of EHR company SRSsoft discuss how physicians are spooked by EHR failure stories causing long-term EHR adoption rates to suffer. Read More »

Practice HIT Expenses Skyrocket

Debra Beaulieu | FiercePractice Management | September 10, 2013

While coping with rising operating costs already tops most practices' lists of challenges, technology expenses are a leading driver of that strain, according to new research from the Medical Group Management Association. Read More »

Practitioners Vent EHR Concerns In Newspaper Op-Eds

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | June 12, 2013

Tired of suffering in silence, physician practices are turning to the editorial pages of their local newspapers to publicize their concerns with their electronic health records. Read More »

Q&A: Montana's CIO On Enterprise IT For A Smooth MMIS Rollout

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | July 24, 2013

Many state agencies have been modernizing their IT systems in the past decade, or are in the process of doing so — especially in health and human services. Read More »

REC: EHR Implementation Is A 'Psychological Roller Coaster'

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | January 16, 2013

Electronic health record adoption is a "psychological roller coaster" for small physician practices, according to a report by the Washington Idaho Regional Extension Center (WIREC). [...] Read More »

RECs: Physicians Still Face Meaningful Use Obstacles

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | July 16, 2013

Physicians are still encountering problems overcoming barriers to meeting the Meaningful Use requirements, according to the regional extension centers (RECs), which report to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT. Read More »

Report Urges Feds To Push Open-Source Solutions

Joseph Conn | | July 11, 2013

While there have been successes and failures in the deployment of open-source health information technology by federally supported safety net healthcare organizations, the federal government could and should do more to ensure more frequent successes, according to an HHS-funded report. Read More »