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July 24, 2008
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As a CIO, how concerned are you about security breaches involving personal health information impacting your facility?

  • Extremely concerned. 57.14%

  • Moderately concerned. 19.05%

  • Concerned, but to a minor degree. 9.52%

  • Not at all worried. 14.29%

At the beginning of June, ONCHIT (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) issued a strategic plan. Among its goals are three broad strategic ones. Which of these three do you think should be the top priority?

  • Make EHRs easy to buy and implement. 37.50%

  • Promote certified IT products as essential to clinical care. 22.50%

  • Initiate the process of sharing data in real-time. 27.50%

  • None of the above. 12.50%

AT&T, Covisint, and Microsoft are launching a nationwide eHealth exchange using Microsoft HealthVault. Will this make your facility more likely to accept data through Microsoft's PHR?

  • Yes. 22.73%

  • Possibly. 18.18%

  • No. 40.91%

  • Not sure yet. 18.18%

Healthcare Informatics 2008 August;25(8):14