Changes to HIPAA and HITECH
How prepared are organizations to handle the changes in HIPAA and HITECH that now require all Business Associates to understand how their own subsequent Business Associates are handling ePHI?
| December 11, 2018 4:03 pm
Which HIE/RHIO should a physician join?
Hi Many physicians in large metropolitan areas, or in areas that border two or more states, have a choice of a number of HIEs/RHIOs to join (and perhaps pay some membership/participation fee). In some cases, they do not need to join all of them to access their patient’s data across the continuum and all hospitals...
| May 23, 2011 6:35 pm
, Physician Practice
New year with new majority leadership in DC
Is there a possibility for the healthcare reform law to be completely repealed? Does this mean that all the changes or plans that healthcare insurance provides and care givers will need to put a hold until Washington release a game plan?
| January 3, 2011 4:36 am
How much money is needed from HHS?
In a new round of over 20 Million dollars in new funds to support EHR adoption, one must wonder how each of the states define the funds needed for their initiatives. From looking at the list you see a wide range from: Massachusetts granted $132,000 to Kansas and Iowa granted over $1,000,000.00
| September 13, 2010 1:39 am
RECs- Serving physicians effectively?
A number of Regional Extension Centers are currently under development to help practices adopt EMR/EHR solutions and achieve Meaningful Use. Are any of the RECs operational yet, and if so, what has been their success so far in attracting physicians and in serving the physicians effectively?
| December 18, 2018 4:43 pm
, EHR systems
Regional Extension Centers effectiveness
To effectively encourage the adoption of electronic health records, should the regional extension centers expend who they support from the beginning and not limit to small practices and primary care only in the beginning? What about the different specialties and larger groups?
| December 18, 2018 4:13 am