Did you have a chance to check out the latest healthcare IT news stories around the Web? We’ve captured the top industry news stories from this week that you won’t want to miss.
Hospitals' EHR Progress is Tale of Some Progress, Some Inertia: Study
According to Modern Healthcare, a recent study in Health Affairs shows that American hospitals fall into three groups when it comes to EHR adoption: high achievers who meet second-stage government standards, those who have adopted a basic or comprehensive record, and a group who has neither a basic nor comprehensive record.
ONC Lays Down 10-Year Interoperability Plan Milestones
Government Health IT reports that at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's monthly HIT Policy Committee meeting, the ONC revealed more details on its 10-year interoperability roadmap, including its goal that by 2017 it will be able to "ensure providers and individuals can send, receive, find, and use a basic set of essential health... read more