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March 22, 2018
EHR data can help healthcare providers identify which patients in a hospital were most likely to be prescribed opioids after discharge, according to researchers at the University of Colorado ...
June 19, 2017
This is a guest blogpost by Ian Watson, CEO of Altia-ABM. It reflects his experience and judgement. Specialist financial analysis software is now a crucial tool in the investigation and prosecution ...
October 06, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded funding to a Florida-based healthcare data sharing center to build a more effective system of information sharing about cyberthreats. The Office ...
September 16, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services is awarding over $87 million in funding to more than 1,300 health centers in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, as well as Puerto Rico and ...
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HIPAA business associates can expect more compliance penalties in 2017. MSPs should take steps to ensure they are meeting the requirements. Continue Reading
Who falls under the umbrella of HIPAA? The easy answer is healthcare providers. The not-so-easy answer? App developers. Continue Reading
The American Medical Association (AMA) is a physician group that works for healthcare reform and publishes a collection of medical journals. Continue Reading
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In a letter to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health IT's National Coordinator, Don Rucker, the Pew Charitable Trusts (PEW) as well as several other healthcare organizations urged ... Continue Reading
Top federal officials are soon expected to promote a new Medicare reimbursement system. The HIT Squad eyes Health Datapalooza and American Telemedicine Association coverage. Continue Reading
Wearable health technology turns up in various guises in this HIT Squad podcast, including devices to treat pain and diabetes. The HIT Squad also looks at RSNA and radiology IT. Continue Reading
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Experts say automation needs are minimal, but verifying employee communications and tracking eligibility under ACA raise compliance, auditing issues. Continue Reading
HIPAA data breach reporting now uses an electronic Web portal, so what does this mean for covered entities? Expert Mike Chapple explains. Continue Reading
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Healthcare providers overwhelmed by the amount of data recorded by the wearable and mobile health devices of their patient populations can take some comfort in knowing that it won't be solely up to ... Continue Reading