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PR for EHR’s from Study: Healthcare Websites Among Most Secure

Gienna Shaw,  for HealthLeaders Media An annual study by the internet security firm White Hat Security found that the average website had 230 “serious vulnerabilities”—those that could lead to breach or data loss—in 2010. The good news is that healthcare … Continue reading

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ONC Review of Health IT Studies 92% Positive

By Ken Terry  FierceHealthIT  March 8, 2011 A new review of articles on the impact of health information technology finds that 92 percent of qualified studies published since 2007 reached “conclusions that were positive overall.” This is not exactly a … Continue reading

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Survey Shows EHRs Benefit Small Providers

By Mary Mosquera  HealthIT  March 8, 2011   A survey of studies from recent years shows that health information technology has benefited healthcare providers, even small practices, refuting other recent findings that suggest electronic health records and other health IT … Continue reading

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EMR Market Grew 13.6% in 2010

John Commins, for Health Leaders Media  3/2/11 Confusion over vendor qualifications and federal guidelines slowed somewhat the projected growth rate of electronic medical records systems to 13.6% in 2010, a value of $15.7 billion, according to a study by the … Continue reading

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Health IT: Means Greater Adaptability for Nurses

By Christina Orlovsky Page  NurseZone.com When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2010, it signified the beginning of a new era in health care.  Now, nearly a year later, the winds of change … Continue reading

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Rural Healthcare Advances in Telemedicine

The Daily Siftings Herald, 2/22/11 Prescott, Ark – Thanks to a $495,926 USDA telemedicine grant, Mercy will be able to provide 900 people in some of the nation’s most hard-to-reach rural areas medical care like they’ve never known before. Through … Continue reading

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Telemedicine Grants Awarded to 44 Rural Healthcare Organizations

By Molly Merrill, Associate Editor of Healthcare IT News   WASHINGTON – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded grants to 44 healthcare organizations to improve access to healthcare in rural areas. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the … Continue reading

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