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Morning Headlines 12/11/13

Timeline Changes for Meaningful Use

Brian Ahier publishes a revised Meaningful Use Attestation table that helps clarify the impact ONC’s stage 2 extension will have.

Separating EMR Fact from Fiction: Are Technology Platforms Predictors of Clinical Success?

A recent KLAS report finds that healthcare providers do not believe that the underlying technology an EHR is built on is a true predictor of its capability or clinical success.

Gov’t Health IT Report Expected in Early 2014

The FDA, ONC, and FCC will issue a joint report early next year outlining the federal government’s strategy for promoting innovation in health information technology.

OIG: OCR Needs to Improve Compliance

A report from the Office of the Inspector General says that HHS’s Office for Civil Rights, which is responsible for enforcing HIPAA, has failed to comply with a number of federal cyber security requirements.