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Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT declares phase 2 winners of API challenge

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has declared phase 2 winners of an ONC challenge seeking proposals for utilizing API challenge...
Security skills gap increases, raising cyberattacks fears

Agencies are struggling with a worsening cybersecurity skill shortage while confronting the rising threat levels of cyberattacks fears, in accordance to a new study...

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Updated Stage 2 Summary of Care FAQ Provides Guidance on Measure #3

CMS has Released Updated Resources with Changes to Stage 1 Meaningful Use Objectives, Measures, and Exclusions Changes to Stage 1 Measures Beginning in 2013, there are...
Increasing Medicare’s Eligibility Age Could Aim Gov’t Savings, But Tally Higher Total Health Spending

Healthcare spending for few services dropped by almost a third when persons turned 65 and switched from private insurance to Medicare, in accordance to...
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Security skills gap increases, raising cyberattacks fears

Agencies are struggling with a worsening cybersecurity skill shortage while confronting the rising threat levels of cyberattacks fears, in accordance to a new study...
Health IT security stature increases, in fits and starts, at healthcare agencies

Security worries for health IT are increasingly being perceived as a huge enough threat to command the attention of top executives and boards of...
What healthcare agencies require hearing from their Chief Information Security Officers?

After almost 8 years as chief information security officer (CISO) at the institute of Temple Health University Health System, Mitch Parker last September joined...

ICD-10 UPDATES

Small contributors Might struggle as ICD-10 grace period ends up

With the Saturday enabling the 1-year anniversary of the execution of ICD-10 codes, healthcare agencies...
One Year Grace Time Period for ICD-10 Coding to End Soon

Nobody requires going to medical school to know that persons have 2 ears. Although, if physicians...
The transformation to ICD-10 was easier than several had hoped

When the expensive and exhausting transformation to the ICD-10 coding system occurred in the month...
EHR, Management Systems Served the Transformation to ICD-10

In accordance to a WEDI survey, healthcare stakeholders were capable to smoothly transformation to ICD-10...
Why Claims Accuracy Testing, QA Is not proving Useful for Healthcare

Healthcare agencies require getting back to basics when it comes to establishing and implementing their...

HEALTHCARE SCAMS

Two providers take decidedly different approaches with sufferers after breaches

Skilled nursing facilities, Hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, MRI/CT scan facilities, diagnostic laboratories, urology centers, physical therapists and physician practices all had one thing in...

EVENTS & WEBINARS

New EHR Testimonial Videos Posted to the CMS YouTube Channel

CMS is Holding a Second Webinar on the CQMs and the EHR Incentive Programs for Small-Practice Providers Overview What:Webinar- The CMS EHR Incentive Programs: Small-Practice...
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Security skills gap increases, raising cyberattacks fears

Agencies are struggling with a worsening cybersecurity skill shortage while confronting the rising threat levels of cyberattacks fears, in accordance to a new study...
Umatilla County Human Services rolls out the expansion of drug, alcohol; treatment

Umatilla County Human Services rolled out an expansion of drug treatments and alcohol rehab programs at the start of February month. Department director Amy...
How social determinants can assist to improve pop health approaches

Population health management is a rapid-growing capability within health IT, and handling the growth of country in overall care expenditures will need providers to...