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EHR Apps Study Spells the Future of Healthcare

integrating apps

EHR apps are not new yet since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of apps integrating with Electronic Health Record systems (EHRs) has increased significantly. A study on apps integrating with EHRs was conducted from December 2019 to December 2020 by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The […]

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Major Healthcare Regulations for 2022

Major Healthcare regulations for 2022

As we shift into a new year, major healthcare regulations for 2022 are as well. Standards and practices for Public and Behavioral Health are being modified to keep up with technologies. These are the major healthcare regulations for 2022 that should be monitored by healthcare providers. Lawmakers have continued plans for policy in each of […]

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CMS and ONC Propose New Rules for Interoperability

Rules for Interoperability and Patient Access to Electronic Health Information

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange, and use of electronic health information (EHI). The rules were issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). The intention of […]

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Protecting Patient Safety through Health IT and EHR Use

The Health IT Safety Center Roadmap, recently released from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), presented a plan for taking important steps toward improving the safety of Health IT and, therefore, patient safety. Its purpose, clearly stated, is because “Today, thousands of health care professionals, hospitals, and their patients enjoy quality and safety improvements […]

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