HHS conducted it’s first-ever HIPAA audit in March. ComputerWorld reports on the The 42 questions HHS might have asked. It’s worth watching closely. Source: Fred Trotter through a link he saw on David Harlow’s healthcare law blog.
Tim Gee wrote recently about eDrugSearch.com’s Healthcare 100 ranking of the world’s top English language blogs in health care and medicine. I was happy to see quite a few healthcare IT blogs (including this one, Tim’s, and a number of others that are in the… Read More
A buddy of mine, Andy Glover, recently sent me a link to an SDTimes article (see page 3) which asks the question “are there real differences between methodologies, or is it just marketing?”. The article by Jennifer DeJong is pretty good but the pleasantly surprising… Read More
I’ve personally thought for months that Google was working on a medical search portal and mini PHR and some of those thoughts were confirmed when Fred Trotter sent me this link. Fred noted that Google became more specific regarding its healthcare plans and, in what… Read More
A buddy of mine told me about this product which seems to take the pain out of technology integration for telemedicine needed in remote healthcare visits. I like the idea a lot because it combines video, audio, and healthcare diagnostics into a single special purpose… Read More
ICERx.org (In Case of Emergency Prescription Database), an online resource that provides licensed prescribers and pharmacists caring for disaster victims with secure access to a patient’s comprehensive medication history, has just been lanunched. ICERx.org (www.icerx.org) is a public service initiative created by AMA, Informed Decisions,… Read More
Dr. Subrahmanyam Karuturi has put up a nice list of Online Social Networking Sites for physicians. I had hear of Sermo a one or two others but the list is actually longer than I expected it to be. I wonder if anyone’s done any research… Read More
The Center for American Progress released a new report about how to improve the American health care system through the use of health IT. Nothing ground-breaking but there are some good ideas expressed in a way that’s easy for policy officials to understand the importance… Read More