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February 28, 2018
The American Academy of Family Physicians has recommended steps to relieve the burden of health IT regulations on physicians. In a letter to CMS administrator Seema Verma and ONC national ...
January 09, 2018
Federal health IT officials under the 21st Century Cures Act have proposed regulations for health data information sharing, the Trusted Exchange Framework 'network of networks.'
October 06, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a new rule that would standardize telehealth for veterans. The VA telehealth rule would increase the availability of general clinical care, mental ...
August 04, 2017
President Trump and Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, David Shulkin, M.D., announced telehealth initiatives that will help give access to healthcare for veterans across the country. Through new ...
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The 21st Century Cures Act is a wide-ranging healthcare bill that funds medical research and development, medical device innovation, mental health research and care, opioid addiction treatment and prevention, and health information technology. Continue Reading
It's important to understand how technology can help a healthcare organization achieve value-based reimbursement. A health IT expert discusses the role of revenue cycle data analytics. Continue Reading
There are a handful of groups that function as healthcare compliance resources and regulate rules and programs such as HIPAA and meaningful use. Continue Reading
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From meeting new government standards to navigating EHR interoperability woes, providers have a lot on their minds. Find out how they are accommodating EHR regulations without sacrificing security. Continue Reading
Telemedicine has come a long way in terms of acceptance, but reimbursement and cross-state licensing issues are still impeding growth, a legal expert says at ATA 2016. Continue Reading
Alan Roga, M.D., senior vice president of major telemedicine company Teladoc, says telemedicine best practices lead to wider adoption of telehealth technology and services. Continue Reading
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The CMS Final Rule details emergency response and business continuity regulations for healthcare. Noncompliance could result in the loss of Medicare and Medicaid benefits. Continue Reading
With the help of risk adjustment coding tech, which utilizes natural language processing and big data, UPMC Health Plan was able to capture $62.2 million in additional revenue. Continue Reading
Technology has made life easier for physicians, but can there be too much? That could be determined as IoT in healthcare starts to catch on. Continue Reading
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Health information exchange has yet to meet the expectations of some healthcare professionals and regulators. The ONC has a plan to fix that. Continue Reading
Government regulations encourage healthcare providers to maintain information silos, hobbling the data analysis that could improve business processes and patient care. Continue Reading
Mobile connectivity can benefit patient care, though it presents security risks. Read how the right BYOD strategy can support mHealth. Continue Reading