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September, 2010


September 8, 2010  1:47 PM

Breach Notification – Final Rule Update



Posted by: Pabrai
Breach Notification, HIPAA, HITECH

Several organizations were not exactly sure about the recent notice related to the Breach Notification Final Rule. The Interim Final Rule for Breach Notification for Unsecured Protected Health Information, issued pursuant to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health...

September 1, 2010  3:34 PM

Meaningful Use – About Measurements for Objectives



Posted by: Pabrai
HIPAA, HITECH, Meaningful use

In Stage 1, HHS chose to reduce the requirements related to measurement thresholds defined for objectives. Many measures that required performance levels of 80% were reduced to 50% or lower in the final rule. For example, in the proposed rule the objective for recording and charting vital signs was...


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