Government & Policy
01:19 pm February 17, 2017
The settlement comes three years after two laptops were stolen from Horizon BCBSNJ's Newark headquarters. According to New Jersey officials, health data was left vulnerable as it was password-protected but not encrypted, as required by HIPAA and HITECH.
09:56 am February 17, 2017
The Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights said more than 115,000 people had their PHI accessed and disclosed.
03:33 pm February 16, 2017
New York City Health + Hospitals, whose CMIO resigned last March citing patient safety concerns ahead of the Epic go-live, is extending the next phase of its EHR implementation.
10:16 am February 16, 2017
Cathy Ball, who spearheads Lahey’s participation in the CMMI program, said bundled payments are a step in the right direction toward value-based care.
09:01 am February 15, 2017
The vendor will demonstrate its new software at HIMSS17 next week in Orlando.
11:12 am February 14, 2017
The acting VA undersecretary is the only remaining leader of the Obama administration and the only Trump cabinet pick with bipartisan support.
02:39 pm February 13, 2017
New research uncovers varying degrees of readiness but little concern about the potential to face penalties from the federal government.
09:19 am February 10, 2017
The Georgia Representative needed no Democrats to get confirmation because the Republicans hold a majority of votes in the Senate.
08:09 am February 10, 2017
Kansas Health Information Network forwards all information, including notes and reports, to patients via a portal.
10:29 am February 09, 2017
The Department of Defense turned on its electronic health record pilot MHS Genesis at the Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington, Defense Healthcare Management Systems announced via Twitter on Tuesday.