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August 24, 2012 — The Stage 2 meaningful use requirements for electronic health records (EHRs) were released Aug. 23 by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for...

June 20, 2012 — More than 100,000 healthcare providers are using electronic health records (EHRs) that meet federal standards and have benefited from the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) yesterday released its proposed rule regarding Stage 2 meaningful use (MU) of electronic medical records (EMRs). The Office of the National...

February 22, 2012 — Attendees at the HIMSS 2012 meeting in Las Vegas were given a preview of what will be in the expected proposed rules for Stage 2 meaningful use, certification and standards...

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the number of hospitals using health information technology (IT) has more than doubled in the last two...

January 4, 2012 – ECRI, an independent nonprofit that researches the best approaches to improving patient care, listed 10 health technology issues that hospital leaders should have on their watch...

December 29, 2011 – With cardiologists facing an ever-changing healthcare regulatory environment and racing to achieve meaningful use, a recent Epocrates survey revealed cardiologists’ perspective...

November 9, 2011 – A group of states and vendors focused on eliminating the barriers to sharing electronic health records (EHRs) issued a set of technical specifications to standardize connections...

September 1, 2011 – The HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association), a collaboration of 42 EHR supplier companies, in responding to the Center for Medicare...

July 26, 2011 – Cardio Pulmonary Diagnostic LLC in Newark and Hudson County Cardiovascular Care PC in Jersey City, N.J. have selected McKesson’s Practice Complete certified electronic health...

July 25, 2011 — Cardiac Science Corp., manufacturer of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, announced the new capability of direct communication...

April 6, 2011 – A new fully integrated cardiovascular picture archiving and communications system (PACS) and certified electronic medical record (EMR) with a Web-based cardiovascular electronic...

Interoperability is key to the meaningful use and sharing of patients’ electronic images and information.

January 4, 2011 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) yesterday announced the availability of...

January 4, 2011 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has issued a final rule to establish the permanent certification program for health information...

December 16, 2010 – The "2010 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Professional Services" report from KLAS has been released. The report includes the annual rankings of the best-performing...

October 21, 2010 – A new tool makes comprehensive service line data easily and immediately available to those who need it most.

The Apollo LX Analytics Dashboard, by LUMEDX, pulls data...

October 13, 2010 – A cardiac workstation software upgrade has been released that enables healthcare professionals to digitally store and review diagnostic test data. Version 1.6.3 of Welch Allyn’s...

September 1, 2010 - The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) in Chicago and the Drummond Group Inc.

August 19, 2010 – To help members of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) select and transition to an electronic health record (EHR) system, it has partnered with Welch Allyn to create a new...