Chopra will look outside healthcare in applying EMR standards; Expect a big demand for IT auditors;

> Federal chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra will look outside of healthcare for advice on how to implement standards for workflow and the sharing of EMR data across organizations. FierceEMR

> Hospital Impact's Joseph Ingemi talks about how compliance will be a central issue, for HHS and for providers, once the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) releases its meaningful use criteria for physician practices and hospitals. Hospital Impact

> RFID technology has taken off in healthcare in the last couple of years, but apparently there are no standard protocols to test for potential electromagnetic interference from RFID tags and infrastructure that could affect the operation of sensitive medical devices. The Georgia Tech Research Institute is working to develop such protocols for healthcare environments. FierceMobileHealthcare

And Finally... I would not want to have been in the shoes of this kid's parents. Article

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