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By David Harlow 08:28 am November 30, 2012
Just two and a half years after hosting a workshop on the HIPAA Privacy Rule's de-identification standard, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued its "Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule."
By David Harlow 08:38 am November 29, 2012
Just two and a half years after hosting a workshop on the HIPAA Privacy Rule's de-identification standard, OCR has issued its "Guidance Regarding Methods for De-identification of Protected Health Information in Accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule."
By Carl Natale 08:12 am November 29, 2012
As we're winding up the year by celebrating the holidays, let's look ahead to 2013. It's going to be a busy year for ICD-10 project managers.
By Jeff Rowe 10:25 am November 27, 2012
A survey recently sponsored by the Commonwealth Fund found HIT use increasing throughout many industrialized nations, including the US.
By Brian Ahier 10:23 am November 27, 2012
The stars seem to be aligned for rapid progress in health information exchange. We are fast approaching a point in the development of the Health Internet where ubiquitous exchange of health data to improve care coordination and health care quality and ultimately lower costs might be possible.
By Carl Natale 11:18 am November 26, 2012
A lot of the literature on ICD-10 coding highlights how different it is from ICD-9 codes. This scares the beejesus out of a lot of healthcare professionals.
By Jeff Rowe 09:35 am November 26, 2012
What do you get when you combine a medical education company with an EHR vendor?
By Helen Figge 08:00 am November 26, 2012
Another first for HIMSS Professional Development, Career Services! HIMSS Career Services and the BioDistrict of New Orleans will formally collaborate and create career training opportunities that will support the BioDistrict’s quest to create approximately 22,000 jobs during the next eight to 10 years.
By Adam Bazer 10:54 am November 21, 2012
In addition to security concerns, employees that sync mobile devices to the corporate network are actively defining new values pertaining to professional and personal lives.
By Carl Natale 09:30 am November 21, 2012
ICD-10 implementation can be a major disruption for many healthcare organizations. Except for healthcare payers.

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