Regenstrief, Merck partner on personalized care; ONC publishes Meaningful Use quick guides;

> The Indianapolis-based Regenstrief Institute and pharmaceutical giant Merck are partnering over a five-year span to use data analytics to improve personalized healthcare. "The work will explore novel methods for studying diseases and interventions for chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis," a joint announcement says. Announcement

> The Pediatric and Adolescent Center in Milton, Del., was the first physician's office in the state to send an immunization record electronically to the state's Division of Public Health via the Delaware Health Information Network, Healthcare IT News reports. DHIN Executive Director Jan Lee, M.D. called the feat "an important step in eliminating manual reporting." Article

> Quick reference grids for easy explanation of Meaningful Use Stage 1 and 2 objectives and measures correlate with adopted 2014 Edition electronic health records certification criteria now are available, according to a Health IT Buzz blog post. Post

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