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Jan 10 2019

Easing the Regulatory Burden of Electronic Health Records

HHS Secretary Alex Azar recently announced efforts by HHS to reduce the regulatory burden on health care providers created by electronic health records systems (EHR). In December of 2016, Congress enacted the 21st Century Cures Act (the Act). Among the many initiatives included in the Act, Congress recognized the significant regulatory and administrative burdens related to the use of EHRs and other electronic health IT systems. In response, the Act emphasized the importance of reducing those burdens and specifically mandated that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) develop a strategy and provide recommendations to accomplish that goal.

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Apr 07 2014

Webcast: Privacy, Behavioral Health and Hospital Regulations: Recent Developments in Wisconsin Law

In recent months, the Wisconsin legislature has passed several bills relating to health information privacy, treatment of behavioral health patients, and regulation of hospitals. Please join Ralph Topinka, Meghan O'Connor and Bill Jackson for a webcast that will provide a summary of the legislative action and tips for complying with the new law.

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