Health Information Technology (HIT)

  • NCMS Morning Rounds 4-24-19

    NCMS Morning Rounds 4-24-19

    Welcome to Wednesday! And your NCMS Morning Rounds….   Introducing Curi—A New Name and a New Mission for Medical Mutual As of yesterday, the organization that has done business since […]

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  • NCMS Morning Rounds 4-10-19

    NCMS Morning Rounds 4-10-19

    Happy Wednesday! Here’s your NCMS Morning Rounds. Raising Awareness of Early Check Program ‘Early Check’ is a research study that brings together NC nonprofit, academic and state organizations to gather […]

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  • HB 431 – FIBER NC Act

    HB 431 – FIBER NC Act

    HB 431 – FIBER NC Act Primary Sponsors: Rep. Josh Dobson (R-Avery), Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett), Rep. John Szoka (R-Cumberland), Rep. Kevin Corbin (R-Cherokee) Bill Summary This bill would foster […]

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  • In the News

    7 In 10 Doctors Report HIT-related Stress, Healthcare Dive, 12-7-18 How Climate Change is Challenging American Health Care, The Atlantic, 12-6-18 Study: Thousands More NC Children Uninsured in 2017, WUNC, […]

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  • Inmate Pharmacy Purchasing and Monitoring Bill

    Inmate Pharmacy Purchasing and Monitoring Bill

    HB 1108/SB 825 PED/Inmate Pharmacy Purchasing/Monitoring Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Craig Horn (R-Union), Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) Primary Senate Sponsors: Sen. Brent Jackson (R-Duplin) Bill Overview This bill would […]

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  • Prison Health Connex Bill

    Prison Health Connex Bill

    HB 1045/SB 750 Health-Local Confinement/Prison Health Connex House Primary Sponsors: Rep. Josh Dobon (R-Avery), Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth), Rep. Rena Turner (R-Iredell) Senate Primary Sponsors: Sen. Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth), Sen. […]

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  • HIE Changes / Council on Rare Diseases

    HIE Changes / Council on Rare Diseases

    SB 368 – Update False Claims Act/Rare Disease Appt/HIE Primary Sponsors: Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Madison), Sen. Louis Pate (R-Wayne), Sen. Joyce Kraweic (R-Forsyth) *June 13, 2018 – Proposed Committee Substitute […]

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  • Your Thoughts on EMRs – This Month’s Snapshot Survey Results

    Your Thoughts on EMRs – This Month’s Snapshot Survey Results

    Last Wednesday, June 6, we queried North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) members on their attitudes toward electronic medical records (EMR) and ways in which the NCMS might address any challenges. […]

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  • IDD Data Sharing Bill

    IDD Data Sharing Bill

    HB 982/SB 760 IDD Data Sharing/Longitudinal Data System Primary Sponsors: Rep. John Bradford (R-Mecklenburg), Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), Rep. Donny Lambeth (R-Forsyth), Rep. John Sauls (R-Lee) Bill Movement This bill […]

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  • REMINDER: Friday Is Deadline to Initiate Connection to NC HealthConnex

    REMINDER: Friday Is Deadline to Initiate Connection to NC HealthConnex

    This Friday, June 1, 2018, is the deadline by which physicians and physician assistants who accept Medicaid patients and have an electronic health record (EHR) system must have initiated a […]

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