On March 3, Verizon announced a new IT platform that will help spur widespread adoption of health IT. The new platform enables providers to digitally share and exchange physicians notes on a secure interoperable platform.
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Broadband Internet Has Led To Advances Like Health IT
The Health IT Now Coalition applauds the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission
ARRA was signed into law on February 17, 2009. On August 20, 2009, the HIT Standards Committee made recommendations to National Coordinator Blumenthal for standards governing meaningful use of electronic health records. HHS will issue a final rule based on the recommendations by December 31, 2009. There will be a 60 day comment period.
Details on health IT funding in recent stimulus bill
Transforming the Privacy Dialogue
February 10, 2009
The current debate regarding privacy considerations in health information technology (HIT) needs a significant reorientation.
Robert A. Carlson, M.D., is director of applied sciences and chief information officer of Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, Wisconsin. He brings a physician’s perspective to the development of health care information technology.