Latest Updates


December 18, 2012 - HIE and the patient privacy conundrum

December 17, 2012 - NeHC Releases White Papers on Building, Maintaining HIEs. Workgroups recommend a formula for HIE sustainability, a framework for measuring interoperability, bundles of high value/low cost HIE services and critical success factors for supporting new payment and delivery models

December 12, 2012 - Data Security is Most Vulnerable on the Inside. The greatest threat to company data isn’t coming from those young hackers on the other side of the world.

December 11, 2012 - Building a Firm Foundation for Medical Homes. The American Academy of Family Physicians is staking their whole future on the medical home.

September 6, 2912 - 5 health systems join Florida HIE. The Florida Health Information Exchange added five health networks this week, bringing the total number of organizations in its system to 17

August 23, 2012 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released final requirements for Stage 2 Electronic Health Records Incentive programs including Meangiful Use and EHR Certification

August 20, 2012 - Walgreens Deploying EHR in all Pharmacies

August 2012 - Interactive Map Lays Out HIM Career Paths and Emerging Jobs

July 2012 - Health Privacy & Security Guidance for Financial Institutions

May 15, 2012 - Public hospital association assails MU Stage 2 proposal Source FierceHealthIT

May 11 2012 - ONC Seeks Public Comment on RFI on Governance of the Nationwide Health Information Network - DHHS/ONC Health IT Buzz

May 07, 2012 - Markle assists groups using HIT with the debut of policy guide Source: Healthcare IT News

APR 26, 2012 - AHRQ Wants a Centralized Patient Registry Source: Health Data Management


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Walt Culbertson

Mr. Culbertson is the Producer and Host of the Medical Update Show. The Medical Update Show appears weekly on the Comcast Local Public Access Network. The Medical Update Show airs every Wednesday night at 10:30 PM on Comcast channel 99 in and around Jacksonville Florida. The show is 30 minutes in length and features a wide-range of healthcare topics important to the healthcare community. Visit the Medical Update Show website for more information! Check out the 2012 calendar of shows for the year!

Mr. Culbertson is currently serving as the Technical and Operations Lead for the Florida Health Information Exchange (FL-HIE). Mr. Culbertson is also on assignment to RTI and ONC as the Florida Subject Matter Expert for the Southeast Regional HIT-HIE Collaboration (SERCH) State Health Policy Consortium Proposal for Facilitating Cross-Border Health Information Exchange for Disaster Preparedness in the Southeast and Gulf States.


Susan Miller

Ms. Miller has worked for 3 of the major federal health care agencies, most recently the content developer for the NIST HIPAA Security Toolkit. Ms. Miller is also on assignment for the Department of Community Services, Support Statewide HIT Coordinator, HIE, Security and Privacy Subject Matter Expert.

Ms. Miller recently helped co-write a Policy and Legislation article authored by the Journal of Health Information Management (JHIM), Winter 2012, Volume 26 / Number 1.