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10 IT Innovators

by Corrine Charais; Charlene
Marietti; Stacy May; Lisa Schnirring; Lisa Stammer

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A Day in the Life of a Medical Record

by John Morrissey

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A Dose of RHIOlity

by John Smaling

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A Guide to the National Programme for Information Technology

by NHS Connecting for Health

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A One-two Punch

by David E. Wertheimer, M.D.
F.A.C.P., F.A.C.C.

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A Practical Approach to RHIO Formation

by dbMotion

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A Shared Roadmap and Vision for Health IT

by 
John Halamka; Mark Leavitt;
John Tooker

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A Vision of the e-HIM Future

from a report from the
American Health Information Management Association (
AHIMA)
e-HIM Task Force

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Achieving Meaningful EHR Use: Leveraging Community
Structures

by Farzad Mostashari, MD, MSc;
Micky Tripathi

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AHA’s Quality and Patient Safety Agenda

by American Hospital
Association
(AHA)

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American Health Information Community Charter

by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Anytime, Anywhere Medical Records: The National Health
Information Infrastructure (NHII)

by William Hersh, M.D.

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As Easy as…E…M…R

by Richard R. Rogoski

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Attitudes of Americans Regarding Personal Health Records and
Nationwide Electronic Health Information Exchange

key findings from two surveys conducted by Public Opinion
Strategies
on behalf of the Markle Foundation

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Best Practices in Electronic Health Records

by Margret Amatayakul; Mitch Work

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Better Business, More Money

by Richard R. Rogoski

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Better Care, Lower Cost: Prescription for Value-Driven
Health Care

by Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Beyond Clinical Documentation: Using the EMR as a Quality
Tool

by John Morris

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Bringing Evidence-based Best Practices Into Practice

by Beth M. Averbeck, M.D.

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Building a Business Case for Quality Healthcare

Roundtable moderator: Jim Molpus; Panelists: Francois De
Brantes; Maureen Spivack; Daniel Varga, M.D.; Thomas Bartrum

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Building a National Health Information Infrastructure: A
Newsmaker Interview With William Yasnoff

by Cathy Tokarski

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Can a National Healthcare Information Network Work?

by Booz Allen Hamilton and the University of
Pennsylvania’s Wharton School

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Can Electronic Medical Record Systems Transform Health Care?
Potential Health Benefits, Savings, And Costs

by Richard Hillestad; James Bigelow; Anthony Bower;
Federico Girosi; Robin Meili; Richard Scoville; Roger Taylor

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Caring and Sharing

by Richard R. Rogoski

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Clinical Information Technology Gaps Persist Among
Physicians

by Joy M. Grossman; Marie C. Reed

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Combining Voice Recognition
Software With EMR

by Neil M. Baum, MD

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Community Health Access Net
(CHAN) – EMR White Paper

by Community Health Access
Network
(CHAN)

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Computerized physician order entry and medication errors:
Finding a balance

by David W. Bates

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Converting Nonbelievers

by John P. Glaser; M. Thad
Phillips

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Current Return on Investment (ROI) Literature for EHRs in
Small- to Medium-Sized Physician Offices

by Lumetra

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David Brailer’s National Coordinator of Health Information
Technology Resignation Letter to HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt

by David J. Brailer, MD, PhD

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Designing RHIO’s that Work: Five Pillars for Broad Provider
Adoption

by ProviderLink Incorporated

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Developing Quality Standards for EMRs

by Carrie Bauman, MSA, RHIA

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Dr. David Brailer’s remarks at the 2005 Annual HIMSS
Conference

by David Brailer, MD, PhD

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Driving EMR Adoption: Making EMRs a Sustainable, Profitable
Investment

by Nancy Brown

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EHR Investments: The Value Case for Senior Healthcare
Financial Executives

by Cerner and the Healthcare Financial Management
Association
(HFMA)

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EHR Trends and Challenges

by Jeff Blair

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EHRs and Information Availability: Are You At Risk?

by Jim Grogan

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Electronic Health Records: A Global Perspective – Executive
Summary

by Steve Arnold, MD, MS, MBA, CPE; Joseph Wagner, MPA,
FHIMSS; Susan J. Hyatt, BSc (PT), MBA; Gary M. Klein, MD,
MPH, MBA; and the Healthcare Information and Management
Systems Society
(HIMSS) Global EHR Task Force Members

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Electronic Health Records Documentation in Nursing: Nurses’
Perceptions, Attitudes, and Preferences

by Linda E. Moody, PhD, MPH,
FAAN; Elaine Slocumb, PhD, RN; Bruce Berg, MD; Donna
Jackson, MSN, RN, BC

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Electronic Health Records: Just around the Corner? Or over
the Cliff?

by Richard J. Baron, MD; Elizabeth L. Fabens, MD; Melissa
Schiffman, MD; and Erica Wolf, MD

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Electronic Health Records: Synthesizing Recent Evidence and
Current Policy

by Lorenzo Moreno

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Electronic Medical Records: A Promising Prognosis

by Judith Lamont

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Electronic Medical Records Best Practices – Document Capture

by Joye Burroughs, RHIA

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Electronic Medical Records Best Practices – Managing the HIM Dept

by Matt Morris, RHIA;
Trevor Snow, RHIA

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Electronic Medical Records Best Practices – Using an EMR

by Joseph Bailey, RHIA;
Marybeth Besosa, RHIA

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Embracing Information Technology Is Essential to Health Care
Organizations’ Survival Despite Uncertainty about How It Is
Evolving

by John Glaser, Ph.D.

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EMR Confidentiality and Information Security

by Gary Kurtz, FHIMSS

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Federal Health Information Policy: A Case Of Arrested
Development

by Jeff Goldsmith; David
Blumenthal; Wes Rishel

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Financial Incentives: Innovative Payment for Health
Information Technology

by Sheera Rosenfeld; Emily
Zeitler; Dan Mendelson

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Guidelines for Pay-for-Performance Programs

by American Medical Association (AMA)

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Harnessing Information Technology to Improve Health Care

Fact Sheet of
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

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Health Information Technology – Can HIT Lower Costs and
Improve Quality?

by The RAND Corporation

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Health Information Technology Is A Vehicle, Not A
Destination: A Conversation With David J. Brailer

by Arnold Milstein

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HIMSS 2005 – 2006 Federal Health IT Legislation Crosswalk

by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
(HIMSS)

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Hospital-Physician Portals: The Role Of Competition In
Driving Clinical Data Exchange

by Joy M. Grossman; Thomas S. Bodenheimer; Kelly
McKenzie

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Identity and Access Management: the Starting Point for a
RHIO

by Jonathan Leviss, M.D.

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Impact of an Evidence-Based Computerized Decision Support
System on Primary Care Prescription Costs

by S. Troy McMullin, PharmD;
Thomas P. Lonergan, PharmD, MBA; Charles S. Rynearson, RPh,
MS; Thomas D. Doerr, MD; Paul A. Veregge, MD, MS; Edward S.
Scanlan, MD

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Implementing EHRs Requires a Shift in Thinking

by James Pope, M.D., F.A.C.C.

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Implementing Patient Access to Electronic Health Records
Under HIPAA: Lessons Learned

by Tiffany Wang; Lisa Pizziferri; Lynn A. Volk, MHS; Debra
A. Mikels; Karen G. Grant, RHIA, CHP; Jonathan S. Wald, MD,
MPH; David W. Bates, MD, MSc

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Improving Accuracy in Healthcare Documents

by Debra Williams

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Improving Patient Safety through Information Technology

by C. Andrew Brown, MD, MPH; Jessica H. Bailey, PhD;
Margaret E. Miller Davis, MD; Paula Garrett, PhD; William J.
Rudman, PhD

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Information Based Medicine – Better Patient Care By
Better-Informed Physicians

by Frost & Sullivan

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Information Technologies: When Will They Make It Into
Physicians’ Black Bags?

by Anne-Marie Audet, MD, MSc;
Michelle M. Doty, PhD, MPH; Jordon Peugh, MA; Jamil
Shamasdin; Kinga Zapert, PhD; Stephen Schoenbaum, MD, MPH


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Internal Revenue Service Memorandum: Hospitals Providing
Financial Assistance to Staff Physicians Involving
Electronic Health Records

by U.S. Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue
Service

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Is the EMR Dead?

by Donald W. Rucker, M.D.

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It Takes a Village to Achieve the Benefits of Electronic
Health Records

by William Hersh, M.D.

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It Ain’t Necessarily So: The Electronic Health Record And
The Unlikely Prospect Of Reducing Health Care Costs

by Jaan Sidorov

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IT-Adoption and the Interaction of Task, Technology and
Individuals: A Fit Framework and A Case Study

by Elske Ammenwerth; Carola Iller; Cornelia Mahler

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Justify Before You Buy

by Manuel Lowenhaupt

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Knowledge Management for Clinical Decision Making

by Inigo Urkidi Diez; Itziar
Alonso Urbistondo

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Leveraging the Electronic Patient Record as a Clinical Data
Warehouse

by Craig S. Ledbetter, RN,
BSIS; Matthew W. Morgan, MD, FRCPC, MSc

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Limited Information Technology for Patient Care in Physician
Offices

by Marie C. Reed; Joy M.
Grossman – Findings from Center for Studying Health
System Change

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Making the EMR User-Friendly Enough to Use

by Richard Noffsinger

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Medical Knowledge Crisis and Its Solution Through Knowledge
Management

by OpenClinical

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Mobile e-Prescribing: The Killer App for IT Adoption

by bcc: Consulting

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More Than a Pocketful of Knowledge

by Darrick Nelson, M.D.

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My Turn – Private Industry Can Provide Direction

by Allan Frankel; Carol Haraden

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New Technologies Enhance Patient Safety

by Lynn Wagner

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Nine Tech Trends

by Fred D. Baldwin;  Kevin Featherly;  Mark
Hagland; Frank Jossi; Charlene Marietti; Pamela Tabar; Mary
Van Beusekom

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Not Paperless Yet? – Strategies for Streamlining in the
Short-Term

by Rosemarie Nelson

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Nothing but ’Net

by Phil Reynolds

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Nursing Informatics of Tomorrow

by Marion J. Ball

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On the Horizon — The Next Generation of EMRs

by Aggie Stewart

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On the Road to RHIOs

by John Halamka, M.D.

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Online Reservations: Letting Patients Make Their Own
Appointments

by Neil Versel

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“Paper Kills” Should Be Healthcare’s Mantra

by David W. Roberts, MPA, FHIMSS

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Patient Care and Safety at the Frontlines: Nurses’
Experiences with Wireless Computing

by D. Chon Abraham, PhD;
Richard T. Watson, PhD; Marie-Claude Boudreau, PhD; Dale L.
Goodhue, PhD

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Patient Histories: How Computers Help

by Neil Versel

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Practical Medical Office Solutions

by Mark R. Anderson, CPHIMS,
FHIMSS

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Preventive Medicine and the Electronic Health Record

by George K. Anderson, MD, MPH

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Reality EMRs

by Mark Hagland

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Redefining the Patient Record Paradigm

by MedicAlert Foundation

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Reducing Medical Errors – IT helps secure the patient safety
net

Healthcare Informatics
May 2004 foldout

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Return on Investment: Exploring the Elusive ROI

from the
Journal of
Healthcare Information Management

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RHIO Nation

by Robin Blair, Editor

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ROI’s Secret Ingredient

by Jack Keen

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Serious Business

by Richard R. Rogoski

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Small Practices Unable To See Benefits of EMRs

by Michael S. Victoroff, MD

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Standards Work

by Claudia Tessier; Robert J. Horn: Mark Shafarman;
Karen Van Hentenryck; Suzanne Bakken; Amy Coenen; Virginia
Saba; Stanley M. Huff; Kent A. Spackman; Steven S. Lazarus

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Successful Care Management: The New Healthcare Imperative –
Combining the human element with technology — for lower
costs and better-quality care

by Faye Lindsay; Marilyn Sliepka

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Supporting Care Management: The Role of Electronic Health
Record (EHR) Systems

by Lumetra

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Taking The Pulse of Health Care Systems: Experiences of
Patients with Health Problems in Six Countries

by Cathy Schoen; Robin Osborn; Phuong Trang Huynh; Michelle
Doty; Kinga Zapert; Jordon Peugh; Karen Davis

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Tap, Tap, Tap to Better Patient Documentation

by Kathleen Waton

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The Clinician’s Perspective on Electronic Health Records and
How They Can Affect Patient Care

by Stephen H. Walsh

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The Connecting for Health Common Framework: Overview and
Principles

by Connecting for Health

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The Electronic Health Record – A Fresh Perspective – A
standards development approach for achieving
interoperability across disparate EHR systems

by Christopher J. Feahr, O.D.

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The Electronic Health Record “Toolbox”

by Michael A Krall, MD

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The Electronic Oral Health Record

by David W. Heid, DDS; Joseph
Chasteen, DDS, MA; Arden W. Forrey, PhD

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The End Of The Beginning: Patient Safety Five Years After
‘To Err Is Human’

by Robert M. Wachter

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The Evolution of the Electronic Health Record: A Roadmap for
Realizing the Vision

by McKesson

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The Four Cs of Physician EMR Adoption

by Richard L. Reece, M.D.

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The Future of HIM: Employer Insights into the Coming Decade
of Rapid Change

by Paul Wing and Margaret H.
Langelier

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The HIMSS RHIO Federation – Frequently Asked Questions

by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
(HIMSS)

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The Introduction of Computerized Physician Order Entry and
Change Management in a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital

by Jeffrey S. Upperman; Patricia Staley; Kerri Friend;
Jocelyn Benes; Jacque Dailey; William Neches; Eugene S.
Wiener

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The (IT) Doctor Is In: The Role of the State CIO in Health
IT

by National Association of State Chief Information
Officers
(NASCIO)

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The Paperless Medical Office: Digital Technology’s Potential
for the Internist

A Discussion Paper of the
American College of Physicians (ACP)

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The Path to the Future

by Polly Walgren, M.B.A., F.A.C.M.P.E.

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The Politics of Electronic Records

by Joseph Goedert

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The Strategic Importance of Electronic Health Records
Management

by Beth Acker, RHIA; Debra
Adams, RN, RHIA, CCS, CIC; Camille Cunningham-West, RHIA;
Michelle Dougherty, RHIA, CHP; Chris Elliott, MS, RHIA;
Cathy Flite, M.Ed., RHIA; Maryanne Fox, RHIA; Ronna Gross,
RHIA; Susan P. Hanson, MBA, RHIA, FAHIMA; Deborah Kohn, MPH,
RHIA, CHE, CPHIMS; Tricia Langenfelder, RHIA Beth Liette,
RHIA; Mary Ellen Mahoney, MS, RHIA; Carol Ann Quinsey, RHIA,
CHPS; Donna J. Rugg, RHIT, CCS; Cheryl Servais, MPH, RHIA;
Mary Staub, RHIA, CHP; Anne Tegen, MHA, RHIA, HRM; Lydia
Washington, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS; Kathy Wrazidlo, RHIA

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The Value Of Health Care Information Exchange And
Interoperability

by Jan Walker, Eric Pan,
Douglas Johnston, Julia Adler-Milstein, David W. Bates, and
Blackford Middleton

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The Year of the EHR?

by C. Peter Waegemann

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Toward a Conceptual Knowledge Management Framework in Health

by Francis Lau, PhD

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Virtual Longitudinal Electronic Health Records: An Approach
to Quality Improvement

by Lindsy E. Strait, BA, MS

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VistA–Office EHR – Fact Sheet

by the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services
(CMS)

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VistA–Office EHR – Presentation

by CAPT Cynthia Wark

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Wireless Health Driven by HIPAA

by Eugene Grygo

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Wireless: Just What the Doctor Ordered

by Galen Gruman

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Wireless Technology Empowers Physicians

by Dave Fiser

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Worth the Wait

by Robin Blair

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