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Stolen Laptops Lead to Important HIPAA Settlements

April 25, 2014 | By More
Stolen Laptops Lead to Important HIPAA Settlements

News from HHS HHS Press Release Two entities have paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) $1,975,220 collectively to resolve potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules. These major enforcement actions underscore the significant risk to the security of patient information […]

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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

April 25, 2014 | By More
Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

Register for these Health IT Events Online Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible professional and their practices. They are free of charge so register today. For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our HIT Event Calendar. Clearwater Compliance HIPAA-HITECH When: Thursday, May 8, 2014 – 11:00 am […]

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Risk Analysis vs. Risk Assessment

April 24, 2014 | By More
Risk Analysis vs. Risk Assessment

Under HIPAA There is a Difference By Matthew Fisher Twitter: @matt_r_fisher In discussions about HIPAA and risk determinations, the phrases “risk analysis” and “risk assessment” are occasionally used interchangeably. However, under HIPAA there is a difference between these phrases. Like many things under HIPAA, each phrase has its own special meaning and care should be taken […]

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Twitter #HITsm Hashtag Highlights

April 24, 2014 | By More
Twitter #HITsm Hashtag Highlights

Following #HITsm this Week Health IT social media is a great hashtag to follow. You can usually find all the movers and shakers of HIT sharing all the latest on what is going on. You can also drop in on their Tweet Chat every Friday at noon ET. Hanging out on Twitter this week in […]

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MU Misconceptions Quiz – Part 2

April 24, 2014 | By More
MU Misconceptions Quiz – Part 2

Do You Know the Facts about 2014 Meaningful Use? By Kathy McCoy, Director, Content Marketing at HealthFusion Twitter: @HealthFusionKMc Meaningful Use can be confusing, with its different stages and requirements.  To see if you’re up to speed, take the second part of our quiz on Meaningful Use. If you haven’t taken the first part of […]

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EP Harship Exception Applications

April 24, 2014 | By More
EP Harship Exception Applications

Eligible Professionals: Hardship Exception Applications due July 1, 2014 The following is correspondence from CMS on the EHR Incentive Programs. Are you a Medicare provider who was unable to successfully demonstrate meaningful use for 2013 due to circumstances beyond your control? CMS is accepting applications for hardship exceptions to avoid the upcoming Medicare payment adjustment […]

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Latest News and Updates from ONC

April 23, 2014 | By More
Latest News and Updates from ONC

Adopting Health IT The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is at the forefront of the administration’s health IT efforts and is a resource to the entire health system to support the adoption of health information technology and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care. ONC is […]

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ICD-10 Delay’s Silver Lining

April 23, 2014 | By More
ICD-10 Delay’s Silver Lining

Turn the Delay into an Advantage By Anita Archer, CPC Twitter: @HayesManagement Now that the reality of ICD-10’s delay is sinking in, it is important to stay focused. Clients have asked us what they can do, how their peers are handling the delay, and whether there is there a silver lining. We believe there are […]

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EP Batch Reporting Option for 2014

April 23, 2014 | By More
EP Batch Reporting Option for 2014

Learn More About Batch Reporting in 2014 The following is correspondence from CMS on the EHR Incentive programs. Are you part of a group practice with multiple eligible professionals or part of a system of eligible hospitals participating in the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program? If so, you now have the option to […]

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Dell Selects DataMotion to Provide Email Encryption

April 22, 2014 | By More
Dell Selects DataMotion to Provide Email Encryption

Partnership Allows Secure Message and File Transfer Services FLORHAM PARK, NJ – DataMotion (www.datamotion.com), an email encryption provider with more than 15 years of experience serving organizations that handle sensitive information, announced a partnership with Dell™ to empower users of SonicWALL™ email security solutions to easily encrypt and secure sensitive emails and attachments. This partnership […]

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