Compliance & Legal
Introduced by Rep. Ted Yoho, the bipartisan legislation would make funding from the Bureau of Health Workforce conditional on adopting the compact within three years.
The American Telemedicine Association said the newly released final rules move the healthcare industry closer to a value-based care model.
American Medical Association delegates adopted a policy this week directing the organization to keep working to support telehealth advancements during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2020 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey finds very tight security budgets, vast landscapes of legacy systems and only modest improvements in risk assessments and proactive measures.
Citing patient safety, the agency says it has "significant concerns" regarding the electronic health record vendor's compliance with its obligation under a 2017 Corporate Integrity Agreement.
Ed Simcox, who left HHS in February, says it's time to create an information-sharing system that leverages modern technologies – before the next crisis hits.
The fines are the latest effort on OCR's part to enforce HIPAA regulations around protected health information.
Of the 15 cities examined, Cleveland had the highest rate of hospitals that reported the ability to find, send, receive and integrate electronic health information with sources outside their health system, according to a new report from ONC.
The updated interim final rule, meant to offer providers and developers more flexibility as they respond to COVID-19, also pushes out health IT certification requirements.
Such a regulation would assist providers with implementing medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder in the longer term.