Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":
"… ,” Umbdenstock wrote.The industry has come under fire in the wake of the Center for Public Integrity’s “Cracking the Codes” series, which found that thousands of medical …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Peoria":
"… Northern Illinois in January 2007. He alleges Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, Ill., where he worked for six years, installed a McKesson Corporation dig …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Donald Berwick":
"… alth care system than in the arena of patient safety,” CMS Administrator Donald Berwick wrote in response to the inspector general’s report.In response to multi …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Chuck Grassley":
"… slow that I don’t think they would be suited to do it.”Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, said the new repor …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "National Taxpayers Union":
"… n without the adoption of the HITECH Act.”Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union, said he thought the stimulus program was designed more for speed than eff …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Coordinator":
"… eads the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. “But we still have to be wary and att …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "medical director":
"… these problems,” said Robert B. Elson, a Cleveland consultant and former medical director for a digital records manufacturer. “It’s mind-boggling how little inn …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "heart attack":
"… dispense 10 times the prescribed dose of a drug. Result: The patient has a heart attack.Another time, a computer fails to alert doctors and nurses when a patient …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "hurt":
"… to patients is minimal because most mistakes are caught before anyone gets hurt.The proposed database could help designers work out software bugs before t …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Food and Drug Administration":
"… ncern over safety risks posed by health information technology has led the Food and Drug Administration to step up scrutiny of the products, including digital medical records sys …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "executive vice president":
"… imit innovation and responsiveness when it is needed most,” Carl Dvorak, executive vice president of Epic Systems Corporation, a Wisconsin-based company that builds the sys …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Health and Human Services":
"… he matter to the federal Office of Human Research Protections, part of the Department of Health and Human Services. The letter, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, affirmed the …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Professor":
"… witnesses. We had two: the dean of health sciences at La Trobe University, Professor Stephen Duckett, and myself.One of the network’s first witnesses was Dr …"
"… it would damage the reputation of hospitals.And that as well as attacks on Professor Duckett was pretty much the basis of the evidence that would be provided b …"
"… ed with this information, the hospital’s director of infectious disease, Professor Lindsay Grayson, conceded, “There is no avoiding the fact the rates here …"
"… ge of performance indicators would be published. This followed a report by Professor Duckett, our witness at the VCAT battle field.The series, I believe, had t …"