Week of 18 Jul 2016 Under HIPAA audit program, 167 healthcare organizations to be audited (21 Jul 2016)
OCR has emailed notices to 167 healthcare organizations that they will be scrutinized under the HIPAA program for compliance with the law's privacy and security rules.
Week of 09 May 2016 Healthcare data breaches widespread, Ponemon survey shows (13 May 2016)
As ransomware and other cyberattacks mount, 89% of healthcare organizations and their business associates have been hit by data breaches, and 50% of them were by cybercriminals.
Week of 02 May 2016 Medicare reimbursement changes add information-blocking ban (04 May 2016)
Under the proposed new Medicare reimbursement rules to modify meaningful use, physicians and healthcare systems must prove they're not blocking information flow, among other requirements.
When it comes to interoperability standards in healthcare, there are many barriers. One of Epic System Corp.'s vice presidents weighs in.
Week of 25 Apr 2016 HIPAA audit protocol signals audit process underway (25 Apr 2016)
As it prepares to launch audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates, OCR issues audit protocol as a guide to compliance with HIPAA security and privacy rules.
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Wondering which vendors net the most meaningful use attestation incentive checks for their customers? Here's a complex breakdown of CMS data.