Compliance & Legal
03:04 pm June 29, 2018
The lawsuit, litigation for which had lasted for more than three years, alleged that the EHR developer had misclassified certain employees to keep from paying them overtime.
09:27 am June 25, 2018
The new guidance suggests that new KPI standards in 12 categories to allow companies to test regardless of whether they already have a device on the market.
03:12 pm June 19, 2018
The cancer research center argued it didn’t need to encrypt its data as it was for research, but a federal judge upheld the OCR fine.
01:08 pm June 07, 2018
The month-long window is the shortest turnaround from a state and doesn’t exempt the healthcare sector, effectively giving Colorado providers just half the time required by HIPAA to report.
04:26 pm June 05, 2018
AHIMA offers advice for using the new codes, created as part of the Quality Payment Program, which have begun being reported voluntarily this year.
02:03 pm June 05, 2018
Since the Illinois health system signed with Epic in September, Cerner repeatedly challenged the contract for a conflict of interest and an unfair bidding process.
01:56 pm June 04, 2018
A hacker told Holland Eye Surgery and Laser Center in March that they had accessed a patient list, but an investigation revealed that another access occurred back in 2016.
02:37 pm May 25, 2018
The European regulation is much more stringent than HIPAA, and those health systems that handle EU patient data, even in the U.S., must adjust their privacy measures to comply.
01:57 pm May 25, 2018
While only about 6,500 patients were impacted by a cyberattack on Associates in Psychiatry and Psychology in March, the provider's transparency in its breach notification is a valuable example for other organizations.
11:28 am May 25, 2018
In March, the Internet Engineering Task Force approved the Transport Layer Security version 1.3, the key function to enable HTTPS function on the web.