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1 | Mar. 28, 2013 |
The Kansas Board of Pharmacy approved a plan to connect the state's prescription drug monitoring program with LACIE — one of the two Kansas networks for exchanging patient health information. Members expressed frustration with attempts to connect with the other network, KHIN.
0 | Mar. 28, 2013 |
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on legislation establishing a joint committee to oversee KanCare and state efforts to develop home and community-based alternatives to institutional care. They also discussed bundling a number of other health-related measures into a 'mega bill.'
0 | Mar. 22, 2013 |
Kansas health care providers have been paid a total of $46.6 million in federal Medicaid incentives for implementing electronic health records, officials at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced today.
0 | Mar. 19, 2013 |
If there were as many software developers working on apps for storing and exchanging patient data as there are working on apps like Angry Birds, electronic health record systems wouldn't be so chronically outdated, according to an information technology expert.
0 | Mar. 18, 2013 |
A Senate panel voted to advance favorably a bill that would shift regulatory power from KHIE, Inc. to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. KHIE is the entity created in 2010 to oversee the digital exchange of patient records. Meanwhile, a bill that would alter the role of the state's Community Developmental Disability Organizations appeared to meet resistance from some members of the Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee.