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Meaningful Use Mock Audit Q&A

August 20, 2014 | By More
Meaningful Use Mock Audit Q&A

Meaningful Use Mock Audit Encore Event By Jim Tate, EMR Advocate Meaningful Use Audit Expert Twitter: @JimTate, eMail: audits@emradvocate.com CMS EHR Incentives 2.0 A couple of weeks ago I presented a webinar discussing the importance of mock audits for Eligible Hospitals (EHs) and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). I’ve gotten a great number of emails and […]

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The Drip of Data Breaches Now a Flood

August 20, 2014 | By More
The Drip of Data Breaches Now a Flood

4.5 Million Records Hacked By Donna Cusano, Editor In Chief of Telehealth & Telecare Aware Earlier this year [TTA 23 Apr] I commented on the fourth annual update from the Ponemon Institute plus a qualitative study from IS Solutions that contained mostly unwelcome news for healthcare IT departments in the US. Ponemon’s new estimate of data […]

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Latest News and Updates from ONC

August 20, 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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HealthIT, Healthcare and Mobile Infographics

August 19, 2014 | By More
HealthIT, Healthcare and Mobile Infographics

mHealth Infographics Using a picture and visual graphics to represent data and information is called an infographic. It is a great way to display statistical data that shows comparisons or charts that come from research and reports. In these infographics, see how mobile health is just what the doctor ordered, how it can help you get […]

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PHI Safeguard Compliance Requirements for HIPAA/HITECH and MU – Part 2

August 19, 2014 | By More
PHI Safeguard Compliance Requirements for HIPAA/HITECH and MU – Part 2

PHI Compliance Requirements Webinar Questions/Answers – Part 2 On July 30, 2014 we hosted a webinar event with national HIPAA expert, Edward Jones. The event attracted almost 800 registrants so naturally there were a ton of questions. We decided to share the Q&A with our entire audience in a four-part series. You can follow Ed […]

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2014 Clinical Quality Measures Electronic Reporting

August 19, 2014 | By More
2014 Clinical Quality Measures Electronic Reporting

CQM Electronic Reporting Guides for Eligible Professionals and Eligible Hospitals The following is email communication from CMS. Are you an eligible professional or eligible hospital participating in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program? If so, CMS has posted new two materials to help you report clinical quality measures (CQMs) in 2014, including: An Introduction to EHR […]

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Why is HIPAA So Often Used as an Excuse

August 18, 2014 | By More
Why is HIPAA So Often Used as an Excuse

Is It Really a Misunderstanding? By Matt Fisher, Esq Twitter: @matt_r_fisher An increasing number of stories recently are casting light onto circumstances when HIPAA has been used as an excuse to deny a patient or investigators access to medical information. The largest story, a collaboration piece between NPR and ProPublica by Charles Ornstein, cited three […]

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New Healthcare Administrative Technology Association

August 18, 2014 | By More
New Healthcare Administrative Technology Association

Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA) Launches as New Association The Healthcare Administrative Technology Association (HATA) announces the formal launch of a non-profit trade association to provide a forum for healthcare administrative technology, and other affiliated stakeholders. The association will serve as one representative voice to advocate and influence key stakeholders and government representatives on healthcare […]

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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

August 15, 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. Health Catalyst When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:00 […]

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PHI Safeguard Compliance Requirements for HIPAA/HITECH and MU – Part 1

August 14, 2014 | By More
PHI Safeguard Compliance Requirements for HIPAA/HITECH and MU – Part 1

PHI Compliance Requirements Webinar Questions/Answers – Part 1 On July 30, 2014 we hosted a webinar event with national HIPAA expert, Edward Jones. The event attracted almost 800 registrants so naturally there were a ton of questions. We decided to share the Q&A with our entire audience in a four-part series. You can follow Ed […]

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