Markle Connecting for Health Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Rulemaking for Stage 2 Meaningful Use

The release of two notices of proposed rulemaking on the incentive program for the Meaningful Use of electronic health record technology marks a ...

Collaborative Comments on FTC Approach to Privacy

Markle Collaborators emphasize a comprehensive, coordinated federal policy approach to privacy in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission.

Collaborative Comments on Dept. of Commerce Approach to Privacy

Markle Collaborators emphasize a comprehensive, coordinated federal policy approach to privacy in a letter to the Department of Commerce.

Collaborative Comments on ONC's Interim Final Rule on EHR Technology

These collaborative comments propose modest but important modifications to the Interim Final Rule drafted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT.

How Private and Secure is Protected Health Information?

Gerry Higgins shares his thoughts on discussions that took place at "The Personal Health Record (PHR) Roundtable" where issues focused on security, privacy, and standards of personal health records.

Opportunities for CMS Actions in Support of Personal Health Records

CMS is in a unique position to acquire and distribute some of the data— in a structured, beneficiary-controlled way— to enable ...

Connecting for Health Recommends Specific Actions for Bringing Healthcare into the Information Age

New York—As momentum grows for bringing our outdated, paper-based healthcare system into the Information Age, Connecting for ...

Standards Developed for Electronic Health Records

Trying to overcome public reticence toward putting health records online, Google, Microsoft and health care providers and insurers developed ...

New Standards for Digital Medical Record Released

A coalition of employers, health insurers and health care providers released a set of policy and technical guidelines June 25 they say will ...

Collaborative Comments on the Proposed Certification Programs for Health Information Technology

Comments emphasize that government-sanctioned testing and certification have important roles as well as limitations in achieving the objectives of the public investments in health IT.