Posted on October 1st, 2009 No comments
In an open letter e-mailed Thursday, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology David Blumenthal discusses what the government means when it refers to the “meaningful use of electronic health records.” The term “meaningful use” has been the subject of much discussion since the federal government tied it into eligibility for incentive payments aimed at promoting the uptake of healthcare information technology.
Healthcare IT chief takes on meaning of ‘meaningful’
University of Massachusetts at Amherst (UMASS) data loss incident circa 2009-08-21
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Hacked server exposes 20 years worth of students Social Security numbers
Frost & Sullivan estimates the Health Information Technology market by revenue in 2008, in APAC (Southeast Asia, China, Japan and Australia) was close to USD5.04 billion with an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.8 percent from 2005-2008. Although the APAC healthcare IT market represents currently only 2.1 percent of the total healthcare market, it is very likely that the figure could double if not triple that in the next 10 years, according to Frost and Sullivan analysts.
The Obama adminstration’s chief for healthcare IT technology David Blumenthal, MD, was on the healthcare IT message from dawn to dusk Thursday – a part of the White House campaign to save its troubled healthcare reform plans. The day started with an open letter from Blumenthal about the benefits of electronic health records and ended with another open letter from him on the $1.2 billion HITECH grants that had been announced earlier in the day.
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Blumenthal on healthcare IT message from dawn to dusk
The FINANCIAL – Radisson Hotels & Resorts Issues Open Letter to Customers About Data Security IncidentPosted on August 20th, 2009 No comments
Radisson Hotels & Resorts on August 19 issued an open letter to customers informing them that the computer systems of some Radisson hotels in the U.S.
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The FINANCIAL – Radisson Hotels & Resorts Issues Open Letter to Customers About Data Security Incident