The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology has approved final 2009-2010 criteria for certification of ambulatory, inpatient and emergency department electronic health records. The panel also approved criteria for its newly developed stand-alone electronic prescribing certification.
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Cchit publishes new criteria, plans program changes
A House committee has revived data security legislation that has languished for the last several years. The legislation could provide some useful safeguards for the privacy and security of consumer data, but the incremental nature of the potential gains highlights the need for general baseline privacy legislation.
Congressional Committee Revives Data Security Legislation
To help the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) securing the nation’s most vital information networks, Ken Page, a program manager for Microsoft Federal Services, and his team have developed a set of security standards for servers called the Federal Server Core Configuration.
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Microsoft looks to provide system-wide security for government agencies
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A group of well-known healthcare IT vendors on Thursday launched a joint effort to educate physicians across the country on the benefits of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.