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4 Trends Reshaping Healthcare IT

August 21, 2014 | By More
4 Trends Reshaping Healthcare IT

Major Changes in Healthcare IT By Edward Keiper, President and CEO of Velocity Medical practices of all stripes have seen major changes in their IT programs in the last few years. With the advent of Meaningful Use, electronic healthcare records (EHRs), and Medicare and Medicaid incentive deadlines, many organizations have had to deploy significantly more resources […]

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New Health IT Products and Tools

August 21, 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. EBSCO Health Introduces Nursing Reference Center Plus EBSCO Health ( @EBSCO) has created Nursing Reference Center Plus to improve nursing practice and positive […]

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Developing a Shared, Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability

August 21, 2014 | By More
Developing a Shared, Nationwide Roadmap for Interoperability

From the ONC Buzz By Karen B. DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, and Erica Galvez/Interoperability and Exchange Portfolio Manager, ONC When we issued our interoperability vision paper, Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A 10-Year Vision to Achieve an Interoperable Health IT Infrastructure, in June, and the HHS Principles and Strategy for Accelerating Health Information Exchange […]

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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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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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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. Tweet Chats #HITsm When: Every Friday, 11 am CT/12 pm ET. […]

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