Healthcare Transformation

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Meaningful use has been top of mind for providers over the past 26 months, since the passage of ARRA and its HITECH Act.  The initial response to ARRA was confusion and uncertainty, but as the months went by and preliminary and final requirements emerged for Stage 1, things became clearer.  There is still plenty of confusion and uncertainty, but some providers have clearly been successful.  This past January eligible providers in the ambulatory community were able to begin attesting to meanin

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According to the figures recently published by the UK Department of Health, to the date 31st March 2011, only 186 out of 396 acute, mental health, ambulance and primary care trusts reported to have met the targets set by the" Pseudonymisation Implementation Project". According to this project (description available at: , comprised within the Connecting for Health strategy, to undertake secondary use of patient data in a legal, safe and secure manner, all NHS trusts need first to

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