Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/8/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Healthcare organizations are taking advantage of the delay in a variety of ways, such as training more staff, improving documentation integrity, and conducting more robust testing, according to a survey.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/30/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
EHRs are commonly promoted as boosting patient safety, but are we all being fooled? InformationWeek Radio investigates.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/26/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Independent report lays out a robust path to interoperability. Will we follow it?By Mark Braunstein Professor of the Practice, Georgia Institute of Technology, 6/25/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Seven months after the FDA told the Google-backed 23andme to stop marketing health results to customers, the government agency agreed to accept the company's first premarket notification report.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/24/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
State officials, not shoddy software, stopped the consumer launch of the Cover Oregon healthcare website, Oracle reportedly says in documents submitted to Congressional committee.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 6/24/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Community Health Plan of Washington's most vulnerable patients are doing a better job of sticking to their treatment plans -- thanks to big data, analytics, and hospital partner Health Integrated.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/19/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Assisted living centers find electronic health records help them accommodate residents with more complex care needs and the staffing needed to serve them.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/20144 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Confusion over the standards for anonymous data, or deidentification of data, damages adoption of mHealth apps, curtails innovation, and could generate needless extra laws.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/17/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
With audits expected to increase this year, healthcare organizations increasingly invest in risk assessment software or services to ensure compliance.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/20149 comments | Read | Post a Comment
By recommending that doctors be licensed in a patient's state, the American Medical Association places another hurdle in the path of telehealth adoption.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/16/201410 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT outlines an ambitious plan to link patients' health records across the entire medical ecosystem.By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/6/201415 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange sends Department of Health & Human Services laundry list of to-dos to ensure healthcare industry meets new ICD-10 deadline. By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 6/6/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
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