District Courtroom Judge Catherine Eagles granted a request for an initial injunction sought by many national and condition civil rights businesses that sued late last month. Eagles upheld all other provisions of the statutory rules, at least until the lawsuit is normally resolved . Politico: Judge Halts Fetus ‘Heartbeat’ Laws A federal judge blocked elements of a controversial North Carolina regulation that required abortion companies to provide an ultrasound image to pregnant women for viewing, describe the fetus’ features, and offer the opportunity to listen to its heartbeat, reports the AP . National Journal: Judge Strikes Recreation area Of N.C.Wachter gives a sympathetic airing to each but is unsparing about the overreach of MU criteria . So why concentrate on meaningful use rather than interoperability? Some generous explanations: As Blumenthal notes, there may be no interoperability without operability. Patient personal privacy is certainly another salient concern, especially given the increasing frequency of cyberattacks. Finally, the technical complexity of establishing specifications is daunting. As Koppel explains, something ostensibly simple even, such as blood-pressure measurement, will get dropped in translation because of the modifiers accompanying the quantities: standing, sitting, preinjection, labile, noncompliant.