ONCHIT Releases its Preliminary Definition of Meaningful Use

ONCHIT Releases its Pre...

With a December 31st deadline to provide an initial set of standards, The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT) and The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced regualtions tonight that define "meaningful use" of...

In The News 07/08/2008...

Best Careers for 2008 32% of RNs Say They Shouldn’t Be Driving After Work   Thought everyone might be interested in this article from the Congressional Budget Office on the Evidence on the costs and benefits of health information technology. It might help with those...

Montana Clinic Reaches ...

This is quite an impressive account of user-friendly telemetry implementation, both productive and economically feasible! BILLINGS, MT – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has just closed the books on the second performance year of its Medicare Physician Group Practice...

Never 27 Events...

Lately I have been immersing myself with understanding this new initiative called “Never 27 Events.”  In essence these are adverse patients events that occur during a hospital stay, that should “never” happen. For instance, if a patient developed a pressure ulcer...