Morning Headlines 2/24/20
Strategy on Reducing Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs
HHS and ONC publish “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burdens Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs,” meeting the requirement of the 21st Century Cures Act that HHS address government-imposed burdens on EHR use.
Queen’s notifies 2,900 patients their medical information was inadvertently shared
Queen’s Health Systems (HI) notifies 2,900 patients that their information was exposed by an employee who emailed an attachment to the wrong address.
MO HealthNet receives $9.3 million to help hospitals and providers electronically connect patient information
The MO HealthNet HIE will use $9.3 million in federal funding to develop a Provider Health Information Exchange Onboarding Program, which will subsidize connection and subscription fees for member providers.
MTBC Announces Telehealth Division, Appoints Leadership Team to Drive Growth
Health IT vendor MTBC launches a telehealth division and announces its three-member leadership team.
I am surprised we've not seen more comments regarding the new FL law regarding patient data and offshore data storage…