The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has proposed a rule for the certification of electronic health record systems, outlining requirements for vendors and providers. The rule includes standards for communication in certain transactions and specifies the use of the Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture for communicating the summary of care. The ONC also proposed new certification criteria and plans to retire its temporary certification program. The public can comment on the proposed rule for 60 days before a final rule is published.
In an operation to reduce motoring offences, police officers and driving agencies pulled over and checked vehicles in the Black Country at a quiet industrial