Day 9 of our 12 Days of Christmas Posts has us recognizing and highlighting the impact of Women in Health IT.
Posts on Health Information Exchange, HIEs, NwHIN, Direct Project, State HIE Grants, HIE Models and Structures
Day 4 – Hashtags #thinkRADical, #MPNchat, #HITprogress. Ambra Health driving innovation in imaging. ONC chat on Model Privacy Notice. Surescripts state of health IT and the business of interoperability.
By Art Gross – The topic of ransomware, especially ransomware hitting healthcare organizations, is making headlines daily. Dan Munro has a very good article over at Forbes that asks an important question: Is Ransomware Considered A Health Data Breach Under HIPAA?
Day 11: A lot has happened this year in the Health IT world. I found 11 pipers to pipe about what stood out to them. Here are their favorite newest health IT thing or happening of 2015.
This weeks highlights from our Storify. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, ONC survey on EHRs, our top guest posts, and World Congress 13th Annual Health Information Technology Summit.
Will MU stage 3 rules be delayed? On Thursday, July 23, 2015 Senate HELP committee held a hearing on “Achieving the Promise of Health Information Technology: Information Blocking and Potential Solutions.” The committee continues with the fourth hearing on the subject to probe for answers on details and the scope of this problem.
Who doesn’t like a good list? Weather you are on it, know someone on it, or aspire to be on it, you always want to read the list. Here are some interesting lists I think deserve sharing.
One of the ways that HITECH Answers is different from other media sites is the sense of community. The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thought on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of January.
Breaking News: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to engage in rulemaking this spring to help ensure providers continue to meet meaningful use requirements.
By Lee Barrett – Some say there’s nothing like a little controversy to spark interest in your organization. Others say there’s no such thing as bad publicity. Call me old fashioned, but I contend, in healthcare, being featured on the Office for Civil Rights’ Wall of Shame or plastered on a news headline about a breach of personal health information (PHI) bad publicity, bad business and bad medicine.
By Russel S. Krengel – The home care industry, in its various forms, represents an $82 billion market with a population of potential customers that is growing by the minute. In fact, within the next five years, 20 percent of Americans will be eligible for Medicare services and many of them will avail themselves of home health services that will be funded by Medicare.
By John Halamka – 2014 was quite a year. Thinking back to December 2013, I cannot believe that so much has happened. Let’s take a look at the major HIT events that shaped 2014 and what they portend for 2015.
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