Just the facts... CMS has released the most recent numbers for the EHR Incentive programs. Here are some Program-to-date highlights from the October report. Active registrants total over a half a million.
By Lisa Eramo - In the coming months, physician practices may find themselves thrust into the HIPAA spotlight thanks to an Office for Civil Rights’ email announcement in August that it would soon target data breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals.
By Kristie Mitchell - Do you want to minimize disruption in your data migration cutover? Thorough planning is key. Considerations? Since not every cutover is identical, it is important to personalize each one to the unique characteristics of the organization.
By Jim Tate - The move toward an interoperable electronic health care data system has been stimulated by a system of incentives, penalties and pay adjustments for providers.
By Chris Apgar - The Office of Civil Rights is in the midst of the latest round of HIPAA audits. If your organization is a business associate (BA) or a covered entity (CE) and it’s not already prepared, you have a challenge facing you.
By Lisa Eramo - EHRs were a hot topic at the annual AHIMA’s conference. Sessions addressed ways health information management professionals working in physician practices and hospitals can help mitigate risk, engage patients, and develop best practices.
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