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Pediatric EHR Redesign In The Works

Pediatric EHR Redesign In The Works

Meaningful use has unintentionally shifted the market’s attention away from child health electronic health records (EHRs), according to Feliciano “Pele” Yu, Jr., MD, chief medical information officer at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. However, this has not stopped advocates from working to get pediatric functionality into EHRs through innovative projects – some soon to be announced and others in the works… Read more →

Reminder: Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline Approaching

Reminder: Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline Approaching

In an email update, CMS reminds eligible providers that the February 28, 2013 deadline for meaningful use attestation is coming up quickly. EPs who participated in meaningful use in 2012… (continue reading article at EHR Intelligence – Feb. 28 meaningful use attestation deadline coming up quickly)

HIE Hinges on Terminology Standards

HIE Hinges on Terminology Standards

The healthcare industry recognizes the need for standardized terminologies that can act as “universal adapters” to facilitate the flow of data and achieve interoperability among multiple organizations using disparate systems. Arriving at a consensus about exactly what they should be, however, is the difficult part. While multiple terminology standards (for example, SNOMED CT, CPT, and LOINC) already exist, not all… Read more →

ICD-10 Symposium Targets 'Crucial Time'

ICD-10 Symposium Targets ‘Crucial Time’

While the year delay to October 2014 for the implementation of ICD-10 was welcomed by most in the healthcare industry, ICD-10 experts say it doesn’t allow for organizations to relax their transition efforts. And it is for this reason that a day-long educational ICD-10 Symposium will again be offered on Sunday, March 2 at the 2013 HIMSS Annual Conference &… Read more →

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