The percent of physicians e-prescribing using an EHR has increased in all 50 states and in the District of Columbia, according to a new brief released by the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Georgia |
December 26, 2012
Three cities, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody and Johns Creek, are adopting ordinances that assess fines for false alarms, a measure they say could save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars and the lives of first responders.
Utah says it doesn’t want to do much to alter its existing exchange, which it started for small businesses before President Barack Obama’s health care law was enacted in 2010. Gov. Gary Herbert’s administration says it’s ready to add individual coverage, but not much else.
Under pressure from state lawmakers and environmentalists, Gov. Jerry Brown's administration released draft regulations for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," the controversial drilling process driving the nation's oil and gas boom.
Source: Boston Globe | Massachusetts |
December 12, 2012
Amazon, the world’s largest online merchant, said that it has agreed to start collecting the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax in Massachusetts next November -- a move that will cost consumers but generate tens of millions of dollars for the state.