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Archives for May, 2011


Uh-Oh … Proposed Rule for HIPAA vs. Departmental Systems

by Wes Rishel  |  May 31, 2011  |  1 Comment

The proposed HIPAA rule for accounting for disclosures from “EHRs” potentially implicates a dozen or more departmental systems per hospital that are not routinely certified as EHRs. With a possible enforcement deadline as early as June 2012, hospitals should craft data-driven comments to the NPRM.

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Simple Provider Directories for Simple Interop

by Wes Rishel  |  May 27, 2011  |  5 Comments

Ideas about provider directories to support The Direct Project are getting quite complex. Here is an approach that matches Direct itself for simplicity and the potential for rapid completion.

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