ONC releases improved certified EHR list; KLAS rates consultants;

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has released an improved version of its online certified electronic health record list, Government Health IT reports. The revised list includes better navigation and search capabilities and more functionality regarding "hybrid" systems for people who practice in both an inpatient and ambulatory setting. Article

> The quality of performance by consultants providing support services of EHRs varies, according to a report issued by KLAS. In this examination of consultants working on Epic's system, the report's authors found, among other things, that consultants have different levels of expertise and some are "scrambling" to produce needed experts. Snapshot

> The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded a $4.9 million contract to Ray Group International to provide support services to the VA's Open Source Electronic Health Record Agent (OSEHRA). Ray Group is a service disabled veteran-owned small business based in Tampa, Fla. Announcement

And Finally... I hope they also stole some toothpaste. Article