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 - Inquisitive EMR Patient Record HIE

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, a non-regulatory state agency designed to improve safety in healthcare, has processed 2.25 million reports as part of its mandatory surveillance system. These reports have yielded insight into how advanced EMRs can improve safety in healthcare delivery, said Bill Marella, MBA, program director at PSA.

 - HIE interoperability

The Argonaut Project has released its newly creater charter which seeks to accelerate nationwide health information sharing based on an internet-based open architecture and accelerate and focus HL7's development of FHIR interoperability standards and profiles.

 - rejection

The extended deadline for Meaningful Use Stage 2 attestation has come and gone but it apparently wasn't enough time for more than 257,000 eligible professionals who will receive a penalty starting Jan. 1 for failing to meet the requirements.

 - pediatrician

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is requesting feedback on a draft technical brief on core functions of pediatric EHRs.

 - Work Together Interoperability

The Health IT Policy Committee formally endorsed interoperability roadmap recommendations during its Dec. 9 meeting.