Compliance & Legal
03:14 pm May 07, 2020
Phishing is still the number-one cause of breaches, according to the newly released BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report, with ransomware on the rise.
12:35 pm May 06, 2020
The CMS final rules require Medicare and Medicaid participating hospitals to send electronic notifications when patients are admitted, discharged or transferred.
11:07 am May 05, 2020
As pressure mounts to return employees back to the workplace, even as COVID-19 continues to spread, healthcare organizations need to implement data-driven guidelines and testing processes to help ensure safety.
11:56 am May 01, 2020
As the clock begins ticking on deadlines to meet federal rules implementing the 21st Century Cures Act, healthcare organizations must start the push toward compliance now. If done well, the effort should be worth it.
12:06 pm April 28, 2020
The interoperability final rules that will be added to the Federal Register this week mention two implementation guides from the Da Vinci Project to help payers exchange data.
09:35 am April 22, 2020
As healthcare organizations grapple with the coronavirus crisis, new flexibility includes three to six months of enforcement discretion for some – but not all – compliance dates.
12:35 pm April 21, 2020
The standard, in use at the Mayo Clinic since 2019, can help providers manage their COVID-19 response and comply with CMS and ONC data-exchange regulations, the company says.
11:26 am April 10, 2020
Physicians are now allowed to care for patients at rural hospitals "via phone, radio or online communication, without having to be physically present."
09:00 am April 09, 2020
Covered entities and their cloud-service providers both have jobs to do when it comes to protecting hosted patient data – and have to strike a balance deciding who does what.
12:34 pm March 30, 2020
In what it's calling an "unprecedented" exercise in information sharing, the administration is calling on health systems to share daily updates from their in-house labs with federal agencies.