Posted on November 6th, 2010 No comments
Richmond public school officials say human error was to blame for an e-mail sent to all city school staff containing personal information for more than 100 workers. The inadvertent electronic dispatch also included Social Security numbers
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Human error blamed for release of personal information of Richmond schools employees
Posted on October 4th, 2010 No comments
The U.S. Social Security Administration will pay Accenture $2.8 billion to serve as main contractor for acquiring IT systems and modernization services. The scope of the contract underscores SSA's increasing need for health information technology, officials say, as the data contained in electronic health records will enable disability claims and other entitlement program determinations.
SSA taps Accenture for health IT work
Posted on September 2nd, 2009 No comments
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality plans to survey physician practices and pharmacies to collect statistics on the percentage that have implemented functional e-prescribing systems. With the data collected from the survey, AHRQ officials say they will identify catalysts and hindrances in the adoption of these IT systems.
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AHRQ surveys physician practices on e-prescribing