News & Updates

Inside Health Technology’s Innovation Pipeline

July 29, 2014 | By More
Inside Health Technology’s Innovation Pipeline

The HIT Advisor Weighs In By Justin Barnes Twitter:  @HITAdvisor I’ve been fortunate enough to share a lot of podiums with great minds and innovators, from last year’s White House economic summit to annual health IT gatherings like the HIMSS annual conference, but I don’t think I’ve ever been as energized about our country’s technology […]

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CCSi Awarded VA Contract

July 29, 2014 | By More
CCSi Awarded VA Contract

CCSi Awarded VA Contract to Enable Rural-Area Veterans Access to Benefit Systems Company awarded another task order under VA T4 contract vehicle Creative Computing Solutions, Inc. (CCSi), a leading provider of health services, program management, cybersecurity and enterprise systems engineering to the federal government,  announced it has received a prime contract to support the Department […]

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July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee

July 29, 2014 | By More
July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee

Discussions on Certification for Post Acute Care and Behavioral Health By John Halamka, MD Twitter: @jhalamka The July meeting of the HIT Standards Committee included important discussions of certification for post acute care and behavior health applications, review of data segmentation for privacy, analysis of provider directory standards, an update on the standards/interoperability framework projects, and a […]

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HIE Rundown – 7/29/14

July 29, 2014 | By More
HIE Rundown – 7/29/14

Health Information Exchange News & Announcements Health Information Exchange (HIE) is happening every minute of every day. Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to […]

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Self-Assessments are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

July 28, 2014 | By More
Self-Assessments are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

More Preparation is Required! By Jay Trinckes, President/CEO Eagle Trace Security Consulting, Inc. Twitter: @hitechpo Twitter: @EagleTraceSecur As we all know by now, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will be stepping up enforcement activities under their ongoing audit efforts by the end of 2014 and beyond. These audits will also include business associates that […]

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New Health IT Products and Tools

July 28, 2014 | By More
New Health IT Products and Tools

Company Announcements on New Health IT Products There are new and improved products for health information technology being developed everyday. The following are announcements and launches of upgraded or new health IT products recently publicized. Enlocked Introduces Next Generation Encrypted Email Service Enlocked (@enlocked), announced its next generation secure email encryption solution that brings military-grade […]

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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

July 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 When: Thursday, July, 31, 2014  11:00 am – 12:00 […]

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Scanning Medical Records and Keeping Your Practice Digital

July 24, 2014 | By More
Scanning Medical Records and Keeping Your Practice Digital

Why Scanning Should be Integrated into Workflow In my previous scanning post we discussed the important role scanning documents plays in a successful EHR implementation. Moving from paper to electronic medical records takes a plan to know what you want to migrate from your files to your computer. But what about after your implementation and […]

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ICD-10 Dual Coding – Stay the Course

July 23, 2014 | By More
ICD-10 Dual Coding – Stay the Course

5 Key Reasons to Keep on Schedule By Edwin Hartai, Senior Consultant,  Hayes Management Consulting Twitter: @HayesManagement The delay of ICD-10 has caused healthcare providers to re-evaluate the time and costs associated with planning and implementation efforts, including those devoted to dual-coding. President Obama signed the SGR bill (H.R. 4302) on April 1, 2014, effectively […]

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Health IT Mobile and Data Infographics

July 23, 2014 | By More
Health IT Mobile and Data Infographics

What’s America’s Medical IQ? 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. See below the state of mobile technologies in healthcare today, of Electronic Health Records & the […]

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