Many unsatisfied with 'meaningful use' proposal; Wireless home monitoring will be mainstream;

> FierceHealthIT's Neil Versel believes that now that the "meaningful use" rules are out, at least in proposed form, there should be no more dawdling. He says that it's time for everybody to get to work on complying with the standards so providers can capture some of the billions in stimulus dollars for health IT. Commentary

> Sure, patients may have to shell out $150 to $200 per month to benefit from the new generation of health monitors, but consider the real value if the technology enables seniors to remain in their homes longer? FierceMobileHealthcare

> CMS this year will limit the number of additional documentation requests that Recovery Audit Contractors can seek from hospitals over a 45-day period. FierceHealthFinance

> Here comes the first wave of products with "meaningful use" in their names. Open-source health IT company Mirth Corp., has an interoperability program called the Mirth Meaningful Use Exchange (Mirth MUx), and says the system now is being deployed at Redwood MedNet, a health information exchange in Northern California. FierceEMR

And Finally... Maybe this guy will think twice before speeding. Article

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