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CCHIT, Drummond Group Named First EHR Certification Bodies

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology and the Drummond Group Inc. were yesterday named the  first technology-review entities authorized to test and certify electronic health record systems for compliance with the standards and certification criteria issued by the Department of Health and Human Services earlier this year. EHR vendors …

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Veterans Affairs Rolls Out Standard Identifier for EHRs

The Veterans Affairs Department announced Wednesday it has implemented a standard identifier to enable a single, lifetime electronic health record to be used from enlistment to death. Based on the 2004 Homeland Security Presidential Directive that established common identification standards for all federal employees and contractors, the 10-digit identifier will be …

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HHS Remains Vigilant on Health IT Security

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has rolled out an 18-month, multimillion dollar effort to strengthen security and cybersecurity efforts within health IT following the passing of the HITECH Act. According to statement released yesterday by the Department of Health and Human Services, ONC has requested the …

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