health information technology

Promoting Dignity, Through Data Accuracy, For The Dead

By Paula Braun – All information captured on death certificates – such as race, gender, and marital status – matters. In my previous blog post, I wrote about the importance of the cause-of-death fields; however, every element of the certificate is important. Capturing the information timely and accurately is more than just an administrative requirement with public health benefits.

HITECH Turns Five

By Dr. Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology This week marks a major milestone in our journey towards adoption and…

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…