By Rita Bowen – The 23rd Annual HCCA Compliance Institute provided a wonderful learning experience focused on compliance in various areas of healthcare delivery. MRO was fortunate to have several representatives attending informative sessions and engaging in meaningful conversations with other attendees.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of March that we think deserve sharing again.
By Rita Bowen – The month of March holds important projections for the healthcare industry—especially for those involved in privacy, security and patient access to health information. It is when the annual National HIPAA Summit is held every year in Washington, D.C., and this year was no exception.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of December that we think deserve sharing again.
Heard on the Hill: AHIMA and AMIA Call for Better Patient Access to Health Information in Congressional Briefing
By Rita Bowen – On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, I visited Capitol Hill with colleagues from AHIMA and the AMIA to address challenges around patient access to health information and to propose ways to modernize HIPAA to better support patient care.
By Rita Bowen – We are highlighting privacy and security trends and predictions to help Health Information Management (HIM) and other healthcare leaders navigate compliance in the coming year.
By Rita Bowen – AHIMA’s 2018 PCIG Institute took place September 22-23. True to its aim to enhance knowledge regarding current trends and issues, the event focused on protecting patient information across all healthcare settings and business operations…
2017 was a rocky year for health IT security. Increases in cybersecurity/ransomware incidents dominated the headlines. Hear my interview with compliance expert Rita Bowen now on-demand.
By Rita Bowen – The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) held its annual convention and exhibit in Los Angeles, October 7-11. This year’s event delivered a renewed focus on the profession’s responsibility to protect and govern Protected Health Information.
By Rita Bowen – The recent solar eclipse had all of North America looking into the sky—hopefully you wore the proper eye protection if you did! For this special event, viewers around the world were provided an abundance of images captured by spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, high-altitude balloons and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
By Rita Bowen – As of September 30, 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has received over 141,754 complaints. Over 24,500 of these led to OCR investigations, resulting in required changes to privacy practices, corrective actions or technical assistance.
By Rita Bowen – The Health Care Compliance Association’s Compliance Institute is a must-attend event for provider, hospital and health system professionals working with any form of healthcare compliance.
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