Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Jersey Thursday

"The New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance launched an effort Wednesday to create a statewide electronic medical records system. The system would allow physicians to share patients' medical records statewide."
Because the New Jersey State Department of Healthcare Information Networks and Technologies (HINT) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Task Force will be spearheading this, it should serve as a model for other state systems. Or at least a horrifying warning. We hope for the best.
Full story in the Philadelphia Business Journal.

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