Copying, pasting can create false EHR data; HealthPort completes connectivity testing for CMS pilot program;

> Relying on copying-and-pasting materials within a patient's electronic health record (EHR) could lead to the insertion of false information in the record, concludes a group of researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital. FierceEMR

> Georgia-based HealthPort, a compliant exchange company, completed phase one connectivity testing as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) pilot electronic submission of medical documentation (esMD) gateway services program for information exchange from healthcare providers. Announcement

> In the wake of Google Health's demise, personal health record company MediConnect is offering free PHR accounts to displaced users. "The personal health record space is going through some changes, but I want to assure our customers that MyMediConnect remains strong, and we aren't going anywhere," MediConnect Global CEO Amy Rees Anderson said in a statement. Announcement

> A device from St. Jude Medical helped reduce the number of days each month migraine patients suffered headaches, according to data presented at the 15th International Headache Congress in Berlin. FierceMedicalDevices

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