DEPARTMENTS INSIDE December 2012, Vol. 20, No. 12
HIT professionals and clinicians
have plenty to be proud of.
Ad Index 6
HDM readers respond to GOP
leaders knocking meaningful use
and signals from CMS that Stage 2
may be revisited.
All is not equal in the health care
workplace; industry execs discuss
big changes on the horizon; insurers
and docs face off over prompt pay.
18 Washington Report
House leaders call for halt of MU
program; Stage 2 criteria not set in
stone; the kiss of death.
Ed Martinez decided against
pursuing a career in medicine,
but has still ended up making
a big impact in health care.
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Alere snags Hawaii HIE contracts;
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