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Morning Headlines 7/30/14

Former Procter & Gamble CEO Tapped as New VA SecretaryRobert McDonald, the former Procter & Gamble CEO, is unanimously confirmed as the new VA secretary.Many health-IT success stories to noteNational coordinator for health IT Karen DeSalvo, MD, publishes ... [Published HIStalk - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

News 7/30/14

Top NewsHouse and Senate leaders approve spending $17 billion to improve services at the Department of Veterans Affairs by leasing new facilities, hiring more clinicians, and paying for care delivered outside the VA for veterans who can’t get timely appointments. ... [Published HIStalk - 17 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 7/29/14

Headlines No CommentsLawmakers reach $17B deal on VA billHouse and Senate lawmakers announce a $17 billion plan aimed at addressing appointment wait times.  The bill would provide $10 billion for veterans to seek medical treatment from non-VA providers, ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

HIStalk Interviews Linda Reed, CIO, Atlantic Health

Linda Reed is VP of integrative and behavioral medicine and CIO of Atlantic Health System of Morristown, NJ.Tell me about yourself and your job.I’m the vice president of integrative and behavioral medicine and chief information officer. I’ve been at Atlantic ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: CIO, mHealth, Acquisition, iPad
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 7/28/14

I had a chance to catch up with an old friend this weekend. He’s an OB/GYN, and as an employed physician, he’s had EHR in both the hospital and ambulatory settings for years.Their efforts have resulted in massive amounts of data that can be mined to improve ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 7/28/14

Headlines No CommentsDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill 2015The Senate Appropriations Committee cuts ONC’s requested $75 million budget for 2015 down to $61 million and adds a stipulation that ONC ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Monday Morning Update 7/28/14

Top NewsA draft report from the Senate Appropriations Committee, responding to HHS’s FY2015 budget request, proposes to give ONC $61 million of the $75 million it wants. It adds that ONC should publicly report and then decertify EHRS that “proactively ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

DoD EHR Update from Dim-Sum 7/28/14

Use cases. My goodness, is there anything more exciting than creating “To Be” scenarios where major COTS vendors can look at the DHMSM scenarios and can say with a suspicious smile, “Is that all they want, is that all they need?” The features and functionality ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 7/25/14

Headlines No CommentsHealth-Care Technology Firm Cerner Posts Higher ProfitCerner reports Q2 results: revenue is up 20 percent to $852 million and bookings for the quarter are up 15 percent to $1.08 billion, adjusted EPS $0.40 vs. $0.34.North Bristol ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

News 7/25/14

Top NewsCerner reports Q2 results: revenue up 20 percent, adjusted EPS $0.40 vs. $0.34, meeting estimates of both. Orders for the quarter totaled $1.08 billion, the best Q2 in the company’s history.Reader CommentsFrom Medium-Sized Data : “Re: data extraction. ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Morning Headlines 7/24/14

Panel approves Robert McDonald’s nomination to VAThe Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs confirms the nomination of Robert McDonald as the next VA Secretary in a 14-0 decision. His nomination will now move to Senate for a final vote.  In his post-confirmation ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Readers Write: EMR vs. EHR

EMR vs. EHRBy Steve Blumenthal, JDHIStalk has asked me to explain the difference between an EMR (electronic medical record) and an EHR (electronic health record). Clearly, HIStalk needs to get out more. But I’m a nerdy lawyer and analyzing defined terms ... [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]

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...responsible for introducing the OpenSSL bug in 2012 addresses accusations that he introduced the bug intentionally, explaining that it was "a simple programming error in a new feature, which unfortunately occurred in a security relevant area."

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Morning Headlines 7/30/14 [Published HIStalk - 14 hours ago]
News 7/30/14 [Published HIStalk - 17 hours ago]
Morning Headlines 7/29/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 29 2014]
Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 7/28/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
HIStalk Interviews Linda Reed, CIO, Atlantic He... [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/28/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 28 2014]
Monday Morning Update 7/28/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 27 2014]
DoD EHR Update from Dim-Sum 7/28/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 26 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/25/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 25 2014]
News 7/25/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 25 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/24/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 24 2014]
Readers Write: Bench, Bonus and Bondage: The So... [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
Readers Write: EMR vs. EHR [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
Readers Write: Is DIY Network Security a Good I... [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
Health IT from the CIO’s Chair 7/23/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/23/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
News 7/23/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 23 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/22/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 22 2014]
Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 7/21/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 21 2014]
HIStalk Interviews Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD, Chie... [Published HIStalk - Jul 21 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/21/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 21 2014]
Monday Morning Update 7/21/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 20 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/18/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 18 2014]
Morning Headlines 7/17/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 17 2014]
Readers Write: Medication Electronic Prior Auth... [Published HIStalk - Jul 16 2014]
Readers Write: Data Exchange with C-CDA: Are We... [Published HIStalk - Jul 16 2014]
CIO Unplugged 7/16/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 16 2014]
News 7/16/14 [Published HIStalk - Jul 16 2014]
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