Patients Believe Partnership With Clinicians Will Improve Health
Diagnostics
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Diagnostics
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Patients Believe Partnership With Clinicians Will Improve Health

David Harlow - February 4, 2016

The Society for Participatory Medicine released a report of a national

Health Reform
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Individuals’ Rights to Their Health Information: The Federales Awaken

David Harlow - February 3, 2016

HHS is taking a cue from Horton (via Dr. Seuss): “I meant what I said, and I said what I meant.”A long time ago (in internet years),…

Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act: The “Before” Picture
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act: The “Before” Picture

David Harlow - April 5, 2013

Financial Burden of Medical Spending by State and the Implications of the 2014 Mediciaid Expansions is the latest report from the Affordable Care Act implementation monitoring and…

Electronic Exchange of Lab Results
Policy & Law
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Policy & Law
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Electronic Exchange of Lab Results

David Harlow - March 18, 2013

The final question posed in the recent request for information posted by ONC reads as follows:What specific HHS policy changes would significantly increase standards based electronic exchange of…

Business
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ONC Releases RFI on Catalyzing Interoperability of EHRs at HIMSS13

David Harlow - March 7, 2013

Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT, announced the release of an ONC RFI at HIMSS today, entitled "Advancing Interoperabi Farzad Mostashari, National Coordinator for Health IT,…

Interoperability Unbound: CommonWell Health Alliance Unveiled at HIMSS
eHealth
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eHealth
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Interoperability Unbound: CommonWell Health Alliance Unveiled at HIMSS

David Harlow - March 5, 2013

Today, six EHR companies announced their formation of the CommonWell Health Alliance to promote seamless interoperability of electronic health records.From the presser: Today, six EHR companies announced their…

Business
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Study Finds Nursing Homes Have Inadequate Care and Discharge Planning

David Harlow - March 3, 2013

As part of the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General's current focus on nursing facilities, As part of the US Department of…

Social Media
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HealthCare Social Media Legal Issues: Recent NLRB Cases

David Harlow - February 8, 2013

In the latest chapter of some inside-the-Beltway wrangling over the validity of recess appointments by President Obama of National Labor Relations Board members, the In the latest…

eHealth
476 views

HIPAA Omnibus Rule – Google+ Hangout

David Harlow - January 24, 2013

For a first look at the HIPAA omnibus rule, I had a Google+ Hangout on Air with Brian Ahier and Deven McGraw this afternoon. We talked through…

Policy & Law
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HIPAA Final Rule on Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Issued, Finally

David Harlow - January 19, 2013

The HIPAA omnibus regulation is finally out as a final reg. The HIPAA Privacy, Security, Enforcement, and Breach Notification Rules were released late yesterday, and are expected to…