News & Updates

Remote Patient Monitoring: Can it Reduce Healthcare Costs?

September 23, 2014 | By More
Remote Patient Monitoring: Can it Reduce Healthcare Costs?

Key Drivers and Technology Paving the Way By Eugene Borukhovich, SoftServe, Inc. Twitter: @HealthEugene According to a recent study by the Berg Insight, the remote patient monitoring market is expected to grow to €19.4B ($24.9 billion) by 2019. It’s an astounding number if you consider that the same report put the current market at €4.3B ($5.5 billion) at the […]

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CMS Issues More Answers to EHR Incentive Program Questions

September 23, 2014 | By More
CMS Issues More Answers to EHR Incentive Program Questions

Newest FAQs Reported by CMS on EHR Incentive Programs The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) maintains a FAQ database on questions submitted for answers having to do with provider programs. Here are some of the latest entries to the database in the EHR Incentive Program category. Question: For the certification criteria that providers must […]

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HIPAA Audits Delayed

September 23, 2014 | By More
HIPAA Audits Delayed

Don’t Stop Compliance Efforts By Matt Fisher, Esq Twitter: @matt_r_fisher The new round of HIPAA audits expected to start this fall has been delayed. The announcement was made by Linda Sanches, a senior adviser for the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) at the Department of Health and Human Services, while speaking at the Health Information […]

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Latest News and Updates from ONC

September 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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Unintended Consequences of the Flexibility Rule

September 22, 2014 | By More
Unintended Consequences of the Flexibility Rule

Pay Attention to State Level Registries for Medicaid EHR Attestations By Joy Rios, Managing Partner at Practice Transformation Twitter: @askjoyrios As we wrap up National Health IT Week, there’s just one more topic I’d like to bring to light. While the new Final Rule is adding flexibility for many providers, there are some unintended consequences […]

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ONC Announces the New Blue Button Toolkit

September 22, 2014 | By More
ONC Announces the New Blue Button Toolkit

A Single Source for Technical Standards & Guidelines to Support Patient Access to Their Health Data By Maya Uppaluru/Public Health Analyst, and Erin Siminerio, M.P.H./Senior Advisor Blue Button is for every person, provider, and community interested in improving care and health through information access and use. As part of the Blue Button Initiative, we are […]

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Successful IT Projects Have One Thing in Common: Analysis

September 22, 2014 | By More
Successful IT Projects Have One Thing in Common: Analysis

Diagnostic Analysis is Key By Tom Maher, Hayes Management Consulting Twitter: @HayesManagement We have all seen or heard about car mechanics performing repairs that do not fix the problem. The poor customer gets charged for a series of repairs, but the original problem remains unresolved. Problem solving in business or IT is no different. The key […]

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CyberRX 2.0 to Begin in October

September 22, 2014 | By More
CyberRX 2.0 to Begin in October

Over 750 Healthcare Organizations to Participate in CyberRX 2.0 HITRUST announced that over 750 healthcare organizations have signed-up to participate in the healthcare industry’s cyber attack simulation exercise, CyberRX 2.0, to begin in October 2014. This overwhelming response is the result of the success and important lessons learned from the inaugural CyberRX exercise held in […]

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Twitter #NHITweek Highlights

September 19, 2014 | By More
Twitter #NHITweek Highlights

Following #NHITweek This Week This is the Ninth Annual National Health IT Week and it will be celebrated all week, September 15-19, 2014. The week is a collaborative forum where public and private healthcare constituents work in partnership to educate industry and policy stakeholders on the value of health IT to the U.S. healthcare system. […]

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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

September 19, 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 When: Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:00 am – 12:15 […]

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