Government & Policy
11:18 am January 19, 2017
The settlement is related to the 2011 theft of a USB drive that contained the ePHI of 2,209 members from the life insurance company's IT department.
Tom Price takes aim at the inefficiencies of meaningful use, questions how to pay for precision medicine
10:52 am January 19, 2017
The HHS nominee decries a law that has turned physicians "into data entry clerks." Meanwhile, genomics represents a "brave new world," he said – but "the challenges of how we afford to be able to make that available to our society are real."
09:43 am January 19, 2017
Inspira Health Network established a vendor-monitoring program that not only protects data but also improved the system’s ability to share it. Information security officer Francois Bodhuin’s advice: Keep it simple but thorough.
10:28 am January 18, 2017
Chairman Roger Neal said that a payer mandated its providers work with a competing exchange, which essentially drove CCO out of business.
02:39 pm January 17, 2017
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services also plans to modify 2017 requirements for eCQM data reporting, in response to some hospitals' challenges with EHR upgrades and replacements.
12:12 pm January 17, 2017
The Republican lawmaker ws grilled over his positions on the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid and his past interests.
12:03 pm January 16, 2017
Spectrometry, developed in the 1940s, has been re-engineered and is back in the spotlight with new uses.
08:47 am January 16, 2017
Michigan Health Information Network executive director Tim Pletcher says that effectively linking patients to providers starts with a dynamic health directory.
08:03 am January 16, 2017
Our guide to navigating government and policy events at the 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition includes a Federal Health IT booth and a wide range of educational sessions.
07:38 am January 16, 2017
The research determined that prior authorization offers providers the greatest time savings potential. Conducting it electronically reduces the time per transaction from 20 to 6 minutes and the cost from $7.50 to $1.89.