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Large Employers to Provide Online Personal Health Records

A group of large employers, including Intel and Wal-Mart,...

Hospitals Save Costs, Time with Wireless Tags

A typical hospital owns more infusion pumps than licensed...

HHS Launches Health IT Collaborative

Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt announced Monday...

Insurance Provider Funds Switch to Electronic Health Records

In a move that drew praise from the nation's...

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Report: HHS Has Weak Plan for Health IT Privacy

A prominent health IT think tank has advocated against granting more authority to health IT personnel within the federal...

Report: National Health Information Network Needs More Coordination

A report by a leading health IT group concludes that the federal government should have more oversight over health...

Former Health IT Czar: Government Inaction Is a Business Opportunity

The former health IT czar is urging biotech executives and investors to find cash by fixing the nation's health...

National Health Network Should Be Set Up For Research

The nascent Nationwide Health Information Network should be set up to conduct clinical research, says FasterCures, a Washington-based nonprofit...

Large Employers to Provide Online Personal Health Records

A group of large employers, including Intel and Wal-Mart, announced a plan to supply their 2.5 million employees with...

Health Secretary Calls on Employers to Support IT

Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt is asking U.S. employers to pressure the health care industry so...

Federal Workgroup Releases Guidelines for Verifying Patient Identities

A federal workgroup studying privacy issues in health information technology on Nov. 15 released a preliminary set of recommendations...

Report: Clinicians Use Inadequate Message Devices

Doctors and nurses are loading up on multiple communications devices, none of them adequate to their needs, concludes a...

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