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Posts from Date:   2011-5

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

by Wes Rishel  |  May 31, 2011

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

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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