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What is meaningful use stage 2 security requirement means to eligible professionals and hospitals?

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a proposed rule for Stage 2 requirements for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. Under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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CED presentation on the startup economy in NC

Great update on startup economy in RTP, NC area. Cednc.org Key datapoints: * 16,000 companies registered in wake county alone last year. *  1800 high potential companies * 40560 jobs * 600 VCs invested * 7.7 billions invested in 400 companies * 100 million single investment from

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NIST toolkit for HIPAA security assessment

The NIST HIPAA Security toolkit application released recently  is intended to help organizations better understand the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule, implement those requirements, and assess those implementations in their operational environment.  Per NIST release, target users include  HIPAA covered entities, business associates, and other organizations

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