West Virginia's HIE goes live; OIG helps physicians avoid medical identity theft

> The West Virginia Health Information Network, a statewide health information exchange, is going live with its first two pilot providers, Wheeling Hospitals and West Virginia University Healthcare. The WVHIN, a public/private partnership, is now in the process of adding additional providers to the network. Announcement

> The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Office of Inspector General has released a new web-based training course to help physicians protect themselves from medical identity theft. This kind of theft has become more prevalent with the increased use of electronic health records. Announcement

> Arcadia Solutions has launched a research project with Harvard University and the University of Washington to study the challenges associated with EHRs and meeting the Meaningful Use requirements. The report will share best practices for implementing EHRs and meeting the Meaningful Use measures. Announcement

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