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EHR Clinical Decision Support Functions Linked to Better Care Quality
… in the American Journal of Managed Care, Health IT Analytics reports. Under the 2009 economic stimulus package, providers who demonstrate meaningful use of certified electronic health records can qualify for Medicaid and Medicare incentive payments.
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Nurse CIOs are taking on bigger roles in healthcare
Nurses still worked almost entirely at the patient bedside, and an all-encompassing electronic health record was unusual in hospitals. The hospital that hired her told her, “We know we're supposed to hire a nurse to do this, but we're not really sure …

Epic Systems' Judy Faulkner: We're not the bad guy
As it vies for the largest government contract to date for electronic health records, Epic Systems founder and CEO Judy Faulkner is defending the company from criticism it doesn't play nice with others. In an interview with Politico, the once press-shy …