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New FSMB Policy Addresses Appropriate Use of Social Media by Physicians

Federation of State Medical Boards | Website The Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) House of Delegates adopted new policy guidelines on the appropriate use of social media and social networking sites by physicians during the FSMB’s 2012 … [Read more...]

CMS Posts Latest Summary of Payments Under EHR Incentive Program: Total Payments to Date Almost $4.5 Billion

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services | Website The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posted today latest payments made through March 2012, under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program. According … [Read more...]

HHS Proposes One-Year Delay of ICD-10 Compliance Date

Department of Health and Human Services | Statement The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a proposed rule that would delay, from October 1, 2013 to October 1, 2014, the compliance date for the International … [Read more...]

More Doctors, Hospitals Have Electronic Records, But Sharing Data Remains A Struggle

The Hartford Courant | By Matthew Sturdevant Most hospitals and almost half of doctors have bought technology to store medical records electronically, rather than in paper files, but many are unable to share that information with other providers … [Read more...]