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  • NEHTA releases health identifier plan

    The nation's peak e-health group has released a comprehensive set of documents that outline how the Federal Government's $466.7 million electronic health record/health identifier project will be implemented over the coming years, and how it will work in practice.

  • IT key to successful e-health record rollout

    Hospitals and physicians have four years to deploy comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) systems and the technology needed to support them if they hope to snag some of the billions of dollars the federal government has earmarked to reimburse them for the work. That's why they're already scrambling to figure out how to set up what are likely to be costly and complex systems.

  • Deadline for e-health rollout may do more harm than help

    Hospitals and physicians in the U.S. have until 2015 to deploy comprehensive electronic health records (EHR) and the accompanying technology to meet federal guidelines and qualify for billions of dollars in reimbursements. But some health care experts are concerned that the quality of e-health systems might be at risk because of unrealistic deadlines and confusion about what to do first.