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Obamacare website official: Sorry for problems, but system working

CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner apologizes for the problems associated with healthcare.gov, promising that it "can and will be fixed," and reporting that a vast majority of consumers would be able to successfully use the site by the end of November.

Registry data standards may need to catch up before Stage 3

ONC members working to establish MU Stage 3 requirements are running into significant technical barriers as they work to facilitate the framework for integrated public health registries.

ZocDoc and CareCloud team up to streamline services for doctors

Ambulatory EHR vendor CareCloud partners with ZocDoc, an online doctor review and appointment booking website.

athenahealth Partners With Quantros; Proactively Brings Safety Solutions to Its Nationwide Cloud-Based Network of Medical Providers

athenaHealth, in partnership with cloud-based analytics vendor Quantros, launches a patient safety reporting platform that will allow end users to report patient safety concerns as well as share best practices to enhance safety and improve care.

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Currently there is "1 comment" on this Article:

  1. A big deal was made of this:

    “Late Tuesday, officials said the data hub behind the Obamacare website was experiencing an outage, prohibiting customers from submitting new applications.”

    But they ignore the crashes of hospital wide and hospital system wide EHRs when patients’ lives depend on the data and timely medication administration and care.

    Farsical commentary on priorities.

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