Electronic health care regulations and compliance
- 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.
- June 05, 2019
Proposed rules are a good first step toward interoperability in healthcare, but don't go far enough, according to healthcare leaders.
- June 04, 2019
In an SEC filing, Quest Diagnostics disclosed a massive data breach at a medical collections agency it uses. Healthcare CIOs should see the news as a call to action.
- May 13, 2019
Healthcare organizations will pay less for HIPAA violation fines annually under Health and Human Services' new fines structure, but security should still be top of mind for CIOs.
- May 08, 2019
In a hearing, chairman of the Senate HELP Committee cautioned ONC and CMS officials to go slow if they want to get interoperability in healthcare done right.
- March 21, 2019
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services turns to healthcare players for input on promoting EHR adoption in post-acute care settings. But greater adoption may not mean greater interoperability, according to one expert.
- January 10, 2019
The healthcare sector is anxiously awaiting the release of federal health agencies' rules on interoperability, but the government shutdown will further delay their release.
- December 14, 2018
A Colorado hospital has agreed to pay the OCR $111,400 after a former employee allegedly continued to have access to a web-based scheduling calendar and patient protected health information.