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Midland Memorial Hospital is Live with EHR Doctors, Inc. on the Nationwide Health Information Network

Pompano Beach, FL - EHR Doctors, Inc. and Midland Memorial Hospital announced today that Midland Memorial Hospital is now live with the Social Security Administration (SSA) MEGAHIT project. EHR Doctors, Inc. became the...

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Effort To End Surgeries On Wrong Patient Or Body Part Falters

This story was produced in collaboration with the Washington Post.When the president of the Joint Commission, the Chicago-based group that accredits the nation's hospitals, unveiled mandatory rules to prevent operations...

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Common VA-DOD health record interface nearing completion

The first milestone for the upcoming joint Veterans Affairs and Defense Department electronic health record platform is a common graphical user interface to be in place by July, according to W. Scott Gould, deputy...

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NQF Founder: Quality Measure Science Still 'Immature'

Kenneth Kizer has been around the quality block more than a few times.He directed the VA Health Care System during its metamorphosis; led the California health department during the early years of HIV, spearheaded a...

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Indian Health Service takes the lead on meaningful-use capabilities

The Resource and Patient Management System, the electronic health-record system developed by the Indian Health Service, announced it has been certified as capable of meeting HHS' criteria through which providers can...

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VA holds lessons for health care

In today’s difficult economic climate, the Obama administration and congressional leaders are searching for ways to make the government more affordable and efficient. The nation’s fiscal state demands that we examine...

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VA Begins Process to Create Open Source Electronic Health Record

Formally Announces Request for Proposal...

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Shinseki and Gates clinch deal on common health record

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki said Thursday he and Defense Secretary Robert Gates agreed on March 17 that their departments would develop a common electronic health record system.A former high-ranking federal...

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Improving Relationships Between Hospitals and Physicians

Healthcare reform has many in the industry contemplating partnerships between hospitals and physicians in new accountable care organizations or sharing bundled payments, which is prompting more talk about improving...

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Kenneth W. Kizer named director of new Institute for Population Health Improvement at UC Davis Health System

Kenneth W. Kizer, one of the nation’s preeminent authorities on public health and health-care quality improvement, has been named the director of the new Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) at UC Davis...

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