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Senate panel endorses new draft of health IT bill

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

A revised and renamed Improving Health Information Technology Act measure has been passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee along with six other bills related to biomedical innovation. The draft no longer carries a requirement that EHRs come equipped with the ability to exchange information with other EHRs. Healthcare Informatics online (02/09) BeckersHospitalReview.com (02/09)


HHS proposes updates for substance use confidentiality rules

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

HIPAA plays part in interoperability, ONC says

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 09, 2016

What Obama's proposed budget would mean for health care

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

EHR program does not work well, says Senate committee counsel

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016

Cerner unveils website for developing SMART on FHIR tools

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Study finds fewer adverse events with full EHR use

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Data breach affects more than 91K Apple Health patients in Wash. state

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 11, 2016

Blueprint Health welcomes 9th class of startups

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 08, 2016

DOD gives data hosting contract to Cerner, denies appeals

Health IT SmartBrief | Feb 10, 2016


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