ONC revises EHR adoption dashboard; 94% of healthcare organizations have suffered patient data breaches;

> The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has revised its health IT dashboard on electronic health record adoption. The updated dashboard is more interactive, with charts, over 60 maps and a scorecard that tracks states' progress in provider participation in the Meaningful Use incentive program. Website

> Ninety-four percent of healthcare organizations surveyed have suffered a data breach of patient information in the past two years, according to the Ponemon Institute's annual survey. Increases in technology such as cloud computing and use of employees' personal devices to access EHRs is increasing the vulnerability of patient data, according to the report. In addition, concerns about the security of health information exchanges are keeping many organizations from joining one. FierceHealthIT

> ONC has released the dates and times for its Health IT Policy Committee and Health IT Standards Committee 2013 meetings. The Committees "welcome" attendance of the meetings by the public, who can provide written submissions and oral testimony. Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Notice

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