Russell P. Branzell

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CHIME and DirectTrust Announce Collaboration

Press Release | CHIME, DirectTrust | August 30, 2017

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and DirectTrust today announced they are collaborating to promote the universal deployment of the DirectTrust framework and health information exchange network as the common electronic interface for health information exchange across the U.S...

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EHR Usability Cause Of Key Pain Points For Healthcare CIOs

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | October 22, 2014

EHR adoption is increasing, but EHR usability remains a problem for end-users trying to enter and access data efficiently...

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HHS Proposes Path To Improve Health Technology And Transform Care

Press Release | U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | January 30, 2015

ONC issues draft nationwide health IT Interoperability Roadmap; Implementation resources also released as first deliverable...

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IT Blamed In Athens GA Cerner EHR Debacle

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | June 17, 2014

Who's to blame when EHR implementations go south? There's often enough fault to go around. But when the fallout is bad enough, sometimes self-interested parties are all too ready to point fingers.  In late May, we covered the story of a $31 million Cerner rollout at Athens Regional Health System in Georgia that didn't go as planned.

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Meaningful Use Problems Go Beyond Just Software, Say “Stage 2 Flexibility” Critics

Gabriel Perna | Healthcare Informatics | September 2, 2014

The final rule for meaningful use Stage 2 flexibility, released late on Friday by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is not as popular as the government probably would have liked...

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Poor MU Showing Renews Calls For Change

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | November 5, 2014

A fresh batch of disheartening Stage 2 attestation numbers has prompted several industry groups to once again implore the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to shorten the meaningful use reporting period in 2015...

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Update: CMS, ONC Ease EHR Certification Requirements For MU

Tom Sullivan, | Government Health IT | May 30, 2014

Healthcare providers and the IT vendors who serve them just got a dose of welcome relief from the increasingly controversial certification pieces of meaningful use.

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