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Blumenthal Provides Health IT Guidance ahead of 2012 Budget

As skirmishes over the upcoming 2012 budget are expected to switch into high gear over the next few weeks, health IT coordinator David Blumenthal laid out the guidelines agencies must follow for health IT investments. Blumenthal, along with federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra developed the guidelines, consisting of five …

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Blumenthal Unveils Final Step in Overhauled EHR Certification Process

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has put the finishing touches on creating a permanent health IT certification program. Going forward, “meaningful use” of electronic health records technology will be a “core requirement” for healthcare providers in order to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid incentives, according to …

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