Electronic health care regulations and compliance
- January 20, 2020
ONC's five-year strategic health IT draft plan lays out comprehensive goals, but, in some instances, how to achieve those goals is still murky.
- November 21, 2019
As proposed interoperability and information blocking rules from ONC and CMS are reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget, the healthcare community expresses more concern about patient data security.
- November 05, 2019
CynergisTek looks to expand its services by acquiring Backbone Consultants, a small advisory firm that specializes in IT auditing and regulatory compliance.
- October 25, 2019
The adoption of value-based care models in healthcare is hindered by a lack of resources, according to more than 1,000 respondents of a Definitive Healthcare value-based care trends survey.
- October 18, 2019
The healthcare community uses security as a crutch to deny the sharing of patient data. That has to stop, according to Athenahealth CISO Taylor Lehmann.
- September 26, 2019
TEFCA is aimed mostly at health information exchanges, but AMIA's Jeffery Smith said healthcare CIOs can't ignore its progress.
- September 23, 2019
Proposed interoperability rules from ONC and CMS are on track to be finalized in November. Here, healthcare CIOs share their thoughts on how proposals will turn into practice.
- September 04, 2019
Establishing a value-based care environment requires institutional readiness and oftentimes changing an organization's mindset on how it delivers care.
- August 30, 2019
Experts say Massachusetts General Hospital should have included more details about the data breach it suffered in June. Doing so can be valuable to other institutions.
- August 23, 2019
Panelists at ONC's 3rd Interoperability Forum in Washington, D.C., talked about the FHIR standard lacking maturity, as well as facing implementation challenges.
- August 23, 2019
Healthcare APIs took a front seat during ONC's recent forum in Washington D.C. Panelists and healthcare experts outlined issues such as lack of patient awareness that could affect usage.
- July 23, 2019
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to lift a ban on using federal funds to create a national patient identifier. Healthcare leaders now want the U.S. Senate to do the same.
- July 18, 2019
What issues keep Northwell Health CIO John Bosco up at night? Cybersecurity and finding skilled healthcare IT staff who can keep up with innovation.
- July 16, 2019
The key to implementing healthcare cybersecurity best practices is to start small, according to Erik Decker, chief security and privacy officer for University of Chicago Medicine.
- June 06, 2019
ONC and CMS will begin considering feedback on the interoperability and information blocking rules the federal agencies proposed in February.