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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 APRIL 12, 2011  / Issue 14
Feature Article
Driving toward HIPAA and HITECH: If you secure it, compliance will follow

Better security practices will be driven by the financial managers and boards of healthcare organizations that want to avoid sharing the costs of data breaches. You can build the cornerstones of better security and meet compliance objectives by enacting these five measures.
By Joseph Magee, co-founder and CTO, Vigilant.

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Featured Video
CPOE: A physician’s personal story

Successful CPOE adoption is critical for meaningful use. How do you get your physicians on board? View this video to hear from one physician who went from doubter to believer, working with Healthcare Management Systems. Contact HMS directly at 1-800-383-3317 for more information, or visit us at hmstn.com.

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Survey Results
Medical-image disaster recovery a persistent worry

Symantec sponsored a survey of 568 healthcare IT professionals at HIMSS11 and found that disaster recovery of medical images keeps 55 percent of respondents up at night. One remedy: Fifty-eight percent are using or have plans to use cloud-based solutions for storage.

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Featured Event
Project Management for Health Care
Executives - West

May 19 - 20, 2011 | San Diego, CA
Strategies to Avoid Project Overruns, Mitigate Risks and Increase Efficiencies for Successful IT, Clinical and Operational Project Management
The World Congress Leadership Summit on Project Management for Health Care Executives - West, discusses how the application of PM can be utilized to increase quality of care and achieve ROI within project portfolios.
*Available as Live Webcast*
SAVE $300 when you mention PROMO CODE: FRJ524! (Not valid for gov’t/webcast rate) Call 800-767-9499 or visit www.worldcongress.com/PMWest to register today


Featured Survey
Be heard: Take part in the 2011 Data Management Survey

Healthcare storage virtualization company BridgeHead Software has posted the online questionnaire for its second annual Healthcare IT Leadership Perspectives: Data Management Survey for IT professionals. Share your opinions, and you may even snag an iPad, a Garmin navigation device or an Amazon.com voucher. Survey runs from March 23 through May 13, 2011.

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Latest Industry News
Four out of five community hospitals pin HITECH hopes on current EMRs

Harris Corporation completes acquisition of Carefx Corporation

NCPDP releases new industry standard to ePrescribing SCRIPT Standard

UpToDate provides free access to its medical content to all users in Japan

Affordable Care Act to improve quality of care for people with Medicare

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