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AHIMA Warns About Burden on Rural Hospitals from HHS EHR Proposals

January 31, 2019 - The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is warning that a number of recommendations in HHS’s draft report Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs could actually increase burdens on rural and/or smaller healthcare facilities. In its draft strategy, HHS laid out a series of recommendations...


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Making Innovation Work For EHR Integration, Interoperability

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Improving healthcare interoperability will require innovators to move providers beyond their dissatisfaction with early EHR and health IT systems and adopt integrative technologies capable of improving care coordination, delivery, and...

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