Health IT Digest – Posts on eRX, ACOs and MU, Health IT Deadlines

This week’s posts on e-Prescribing Progress, Health IT deadlines and more…

June Health IT Conferences
So next week starts the second half of 2012. It won’t be long now until we see the final rules for CMS and ONC and the fate of Stage 2 and meaningful use. It seems that end of the summer still looks like the unveiling. But in the […]…»

E-Prescribing and Interoperable Progress Report
Last week Surescripts released “The National Progress Report on E-Prescribing and Interoperable Healthcare, Year 2011.” The report provides information of the growth in adoption and use of e-prescribing for the year 2011. The Executive Summary states, “The progress made provides an opportunity to expand health information sharing […]…»

ACOs and Meaningful Use
Gregg Masters is the co-founder and CEO of and a 30 year seasoned veteran adviser to joint venture verticals including hospitals, provider sponsored health plans, managed physician networks, and affiliate managed care. He is the publisher of & He hosts several Internet […]…»

OpenNotes Project Evaluates Sharing Patient Encounters
Have you read your doctor’s notes from your last visit? Three medical facilities with over 100 of their Primary Care Physicians and 20,000 of their patients are evaluating the impact of sharing encounter notes in the OpenNotes project. The facilities are Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and its associated […]…»

Health IT Dates and Deadlines
Upcoming Health IT Deadlines.Health Information Technology Policy Committee Vacancy, a Notice by the Government Accountability Office on 05/11/2012. Letters of nomination and resumes should be submitted between May 5 and 25, 2012 to ensure adequate opportunity for review and […]…»

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