HIMSS offers guidance on ARRA compliance; EMRs may boost minority health;

> HIMSS Analytics has published a reference guide on ARRA compliance and on the organization's EMR Adoption Model. White paper (.pdf) 

> EMRs may have their greatest impact on poor and minority communities. Article

> Affiliated Computer Services will supply a web-based EMR to Wyoming Medicaid enrollees. Press release

> UnitedHealth Group's Ingenix subsidiary is adding medication history and drug benefit data to its CareTracker EMR. Press release

> A BlackBerry-based EMR is going bilingual. FierceMobileHealthcare

> British physicians and health IT professionals are strongly opposed to turning over EMR storage to Microsoft or Google. Article

> A group called the Smart Card Alliance is pushing--you guessed it--smart cards for EMR identity management. Position paper

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