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April 05, 2019
Amazon launching HIPAA-compliant skills for Alexa in healthcare expands the realm of service that hospitals and other healthcare organizations can provide their customers at home.
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.
February 01, 2019
The growing shift from traditional healthcare delivery models to value-based care models that focus on more holistic views of a patient will take center stage at HIMSS 2019.
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.
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HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information. Continue Reading
Electronic protected health information (ePHI) is protected health information (PHI) that is produced, saved, transferred or received in an electronic form. In the United States, ePHI management is covered under the Health Insurance Portability and ... Continue Reading
In the context of health IT, meaningful use is a term used to define minimum U.S. government standards for electronic health records (EHR), outlining how clinical patient data should be exchanged between healthcare providers, between providers and ... Continue Reading
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The recent information blocking rule from ONC penalizes healthcare organizations and EHR vendors that prevent patients from accessing their health data. Continue Reading
An expert says the biggest lesson to take away from Anthem healthcare's $16 million HIPAA settlement is the need to control who has access to internal systems and patient data. Continue Reading
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Applying public cloud to healthcare can create a brave new world for hospitals. The CTO of Providence Health & Services strongly advises reading the healthcare BAA very carefully. Continue Reading
Data analytics may be just what the doctor ordered for a Nevada hospital. Findings from a study of genetic, medical, environmental and demographic data could improve population health. Continue Reading
Hospital CIOs who want to ensure that their environments are protected should be sure to implement multifactor authentication and AI-based monitoring to prevent data breaches. Continue Reading