A s part of last month’s FY 2015 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act efforts, Congress directed the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for HIT (ONC) to decertify products that “proactively block the sharing of information” and to report back to Congress on the extent of the problem, including an estimate of the number of vendors, hospitals, or providers who “block information.” An example of “blocking information” could be when a hospital or EHR vendor prohibits, discourages, or excessively charges for appropriate and secure exchange between referring providers’ systems and those of unaffiliated radiology practices. 143 more words
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Digital health technologies configure a certain type of practising medicine and public health, a certain type of patient or lay person and a specific perspective on the human body. 668 more words
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Nanoengineers at the University of California have tested a temporary tattoo that both extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. 691 more words