ONC recruiting new committee members; Hospital fires employees for EHR snooping;

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is recruiting new members to serve on its federal advisory committees and workgroups. The agency has experienced some turnover, and is looking for people who will contribute their expertise. Applicants can register to be considered by going to ONC's database, according to a blog post in Health IT BuzzPost

> Akron (Ohio) General Medical Center has fired several hospital employees for inappropriately snooping into the electronic health record of a patient. The patient allegedly had been shot by her husband in the hospital's intensive care unit, according to the Akron Beacon JournalArticle

> Massachusetts has officially launched its statewide health information exchange. To kickoff the initiative, Gov. Deval Patrick transmitted his own EHR from Boston-based Massachusetts General Hospital to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. FierceHealthIT

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