Psychologists winning fight to prescribe; More HIPAA guidance on the way;

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> A controversial bill to allow psychologists to prescribe antidepressants has passed the Illinois Senate, the Examiner reported. Article

> Check out these dos and don'ts for physician-patient email from PhysBizTech. Post

> Patients with more experienced doctors may be more likely to fill their prescriptions, according to a study by Kaiser Permanente, Healthcare Finance News reported. Article

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> Learn how Virginia Mason Health System in Seattle uses lessons from Lean manufacturing to improve patient safety, as told by vice president Diane Miller. Post

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> The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has unveiled applications for consumers applying for policies sold through health insurance exchanges that are shorter and simpler than the proposed versions of the consumer applications, FierceHealthPayer reported. Article

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> Amid concerns of misinterpretation, HHS says more HIPAA guidance is on the way, FierceHealthIT reported. Article

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