- August 17, 2016
Electronic prescribing of controlled substances, or EPCS, such as opioids increased dramatically in 2015, according to Surescripts Inc., the national pharmacy IT network. ECPS is now allowed in all ...
- March 05, 2014
An update to the CLIA gives all patients access to their lab results to further patient involvement in care.
- February 26, 2014
Federal regulations and incentives behind HIPAA, ICD-10 and meaningful use stage 2 are driving conversation at HIMSS 2014.
- January 21, 2014
A security software vendor survey shows providers are taking health data security very seriously; CEO says more employee education needed.
- December 05, 2013
Health data security and regulation of mHealth apps will take center stage at the mHealth Summit, highlighted by the FDA commissioner's keynote.
- December 04, 2013
Radiology departments have morphed from profit centers in the fee-for-service world to ACO cost centers. Could business intelligence bring them back?
- November 19, 2013
The healthcare industry has to get better at data management basics before they push headlong into the adoption of analytics tools.
- November 19, 2013
The ONC's chief privacy officer uploaded two game-based HIPAA training modules to prepare players for compliance. Can you get a high score?
- October 30, 2013
We sit down AHIMA's two top guns to discuss health data integrity and governance concerns, and what's hot at this year's 85th Convention and Exhibit.
- October 16, 2013
Following its eConsent pilot, HHS created a site aimed at helping providers and patients navigate the exchange and use of personal information.
- October 11, 2013
A recent update to HIPAA regulates the distribution of health information and cautions providers to stay current on business associate agreements.
- June 25, 2013
SearchHealthIT's mHealth survey gathers providers' responses about their BYOD practices and how BYOD affects HIPAA compliance.
- April 22, 2013
Verizon researchers share tips for sharpening risk assessments to prevent healthcare data breaches. The focus is on devices and business associates.
- April 11, 2013
Speakers from recent health IT privacy and security conferences offer strategies to batten down network hatches and prevent a HIPAA data breach.
- December 20, 2012
Business associate agreements might seem straightforward, but regulatory ambiguity and vendor resistance make them anything but.