Merge and Surescripts have reached an agreement that will connect the networks to allow hospitals and imaging centers to send reports and images to practice EMRs through the Surescripts network.
OIG releases its 2012 Top Management and Performance Challenges Report, citing Integrity and Security of Health Information Systems and Data among its top 10 continuing issues for the new year.
EHR and patient portal vendor Hello Health announces an $11.5 million investment from First Generation Capital that it will use to bolster its freeware EHR platform to create a revenue positive EHR for private practice physicians.
Patent troll MMRGlobal Receives a fifth patent involving patient portals and personal health records.
A recent JAMIA study suggests syndromic surveillence methods may be used to monitor health information technology systems to detect system failures earlier.