Two important dates

There are two events coming up soon that you do not want to miss. The first is not this weekend but next: The Houston Health 2.0 codeathon is happening (March 23-24 at Platform in Rice Village) The second is Health::Refactored from the Health 2.0 conference series. That happens on May 13-14 in Mountain View, CA. […]

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OCR refuses FOIA request

Joe Conn, one of the best Health IT reporters I know, has been denied FOIA access to breach data reported to the Office of Civil Rights. Honoring FOIA requests is a critical part of how the people ensure that the government is not abusing its power. That might sound paranoid, but blanket rejections like this […]

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WorldVista Meaningful Use Certified

Not sure why this was not formally annouced, but I was just doing some last minute fact-checking on my new health IT book, and I discovered that WorldVista EHR is a meaningful use certified product. This is quite an accomplishment, and I am somewhat surprised that WorldVistA has not had an announcement about this. This […]

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Meaningful Use book

The first chapters of Getting to Meaningful Use are available online for public comment. I am often surprised to meet people at conferences who say “I read your blog”. I mean, I know you read… because I have server logs to prove it…. but actually meeting someone kind of blows my mind. So if you […]

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