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Healthcare Information Systems Solutions since 1980 MAY 3, 2011  / Issue 17
Featured Article
Healthy data helps patients and providers flourish

Keeping data verified, clean and secure is critical medicine for today’s complex patient information.
By Bud Walker, director of data quality solutions, Melissa Data

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Featured Guide
2011 HIMSS Analytics Cart Evaluation Guide

Free! An essential guide for evaluating Workstations on Wheels, from HIMSS Analytics. Includes key questions to ask, as well as a 25-point cart evaluation checklist to utilize when comparing options.

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Tools You Can Use
Online toolkit for HIEs launched

The eHealth Initiative recently launched the third generation of its HIE Toolkit, an online resource to empower healthcare leaders managing the challenges associated with developing, adopting, operating and sustaining a health information exchange. This primer addresses all of the steps for getting an HIE started. Development of the toolkit was made possible through the support of Axolotl (now part of Ingenix).

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Pubic Comment Period Ending
Federal Health IT Strategic Plan

The public comment period has been extended through May 6, 2011 for the ONC draft Federal Health IT Strategic Plan: 2011 – 2015, so hurry to make your voice heard.

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Latest Industry News
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council to develop nation’s largest metro HIE

Health Care DataWorks named ‘cool vendor’ by leading analyst firm

API Healthcare announces intent to terminate merger agreement with Kronos

Wolters Kluwer Health to acquire drug information provider Lexi-Comp

CHIME cautions ONC on aspects of federal health IT strategic plan

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