Practice Fusion says it's the largest MU doc community in the U.S.; Patients could get lab results directly;

> A real-time connection between Rhode Island-based Cumberland Primary Care's electronic healthcare record, EpiChart and the state's HIE (currentcare) using national technology standards for Direct Messaging and the Continuity of Care Document was announced this week by the Rhode Island Quality Institute. Press release

> Practice Fusion announced this week that it "represents the largest community of US doctors working toward Meaningful Use attestation in 2011," and expects that 5,000 will use its free EHR this year. Announcement

> Patients across the country would be able to obtain their lab results directly from laboratories under new regulations proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The enhanced access to test results is designed to bypass laws in several states that require patients to get the data from their physicians. FierceHealthIT

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