The certification organization for electronic health records in the U.S. points out problems in vagueness, complexity of criteria. Also, get a DOTmed exclusive update on CCHIT's testing status.
Senators request inquiry, company defends record.
Bill would prohibit reusing single-use devices.
Congressional leaders say vote will happen in coming weeks.
FDA recommends continuing use of oral medication.
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A state regulatory update from the pages of DOTmed Business News.
An alleged case of Medicare fraud in Texas.
A legislative report from DOTmed Business News.
A state-level regulatory report from DOTmed Business News.
A medico-legal entry from the pages of DOTmed Business News.
Organization presents alternatives to ease burdens on hospitals, professionals.
Significant percentage of physician practice costs are for defensive practices.
Obama urges public support while Republicans keep pressure on.
Measure would require justifications of premium hikes.
Comments on pre-market issues extended to March 19.
Sebelius asks insurance companies for public posting of rate information.
Retractable to recover
$3 million in damages in safety syringe case.
Purchase will add prenatal and genetic testing to portfolio of services.
Agency says devices labeled for use with STERIS System 1 processor are misbranded.
Proposal offers temporary and permanent programs for testing and certification of EHRs.
President moves forward on reform agenda. Read about the events that informed his decisions.
Meeting will focus on CT, fluoroscopy safety.
Free tool can integrate with EHRs for population health reporting.
Accreditation requirements could help reduce adverse events, ACR rep. testifies.
Solutions focus on improvement in training, standards, and oversight.
Will FDA regulate health IT? A panel reviews concerns and solution options.
Summit offered focus on agreements and big divides. If you missed it, here are the highlights.
Bill would repeal protection of the health insurance industry from antitrust laws.
Parties draw lines for health care summit.
Companies resolve litigation over breast biopsy systems.
President's measures set agenda in preparation for bipartisan meeting this week. Read the highlights.
Report in response to Anthem's planned rate hike.
Senator asks for clarifications on 510k policy.
A groundbreaking settlement with environmental consequences.
Civil settlement also reached in case of Texas corporation Cathedral Rock.
Consolidated cases challenged the damages limitation.
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs held a hearing to review programs to assist veterans and wounded military personnel in coordinating care.
Jury verdict holds Arthrex infringed patent.
A medico-legal update from DOTmed Business News.
Critical provisions left out of smaller-scale bill; President plans his own reform measures.
In the absence of federal action, one state takes steps of its own.
Comment invited on changes to category and disorder criteria.
BIO, other stakeholders say recommendations would inhibit research innovation.