HITRUST, a health industry consortium best known for developing the Common Security Framework of best practices, now has several of its members that will require business associates to follow the framework and document compliance with it.
The stock price of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions fell 5.6 percent at the open of trading on May 10 as the software vendor announced first quarter 2013 results that significantly missed investment analyst expectations.
Michigan Health Connect, a large regional health information exchange, is connecting fire departments and emergency medical services to its network that links 67 hospitals including eight delivery systems, and ancillary providers across the lower peninsula of the state.
The stock price of ambulatory software vendor Greenway Medical Technologies fell almost 23 percent on April 29 then immediately gained 4 percent in after-hours trading after the company significantly downgraded its financial performance for the rest of fiscal 2013, which ends on June 30.
Laboratory vendor Sunquest Information Systems is the latest in a growing list of health information technology vendors with a product that has received federally-deemed certification for compliance with one or more criteria of the ONC 2014 Edition electronic health records meaningful use program, which includes recently revised Stage 1 criteria for 2014 and Stage 2.