Government & Policy

By HIMSS Learning Center 01:00 pm January 14, 2019
HIMSS’ final ask of state/local/provincial governments is for states continue to supercharge their community-based health IT infrastructure by creating and utilizing integrated, community-based data hubs (or open-data portals) with real-time dashboards and shared analytics to combat the opioid epidemic. The use of these platforms...
By 02:00 pm October 30, 2018
This session will review the OpenSCAP compliance as code offering and how to automate your compliance posture using best practices from Red Hat's healthcare customers.
By HIMSS Learning Center 01:00 pm October 09, 2018
Join us to hear how two Davies Award-winning organizations navigated the intersection between what they are achieving through health IT optimization and the policy implications of their working environments. Discover how to leverage EHR tools to increase communication and patient satisfaction scores while decreasing office visits, as well as...
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By 3M 09:43 am February 21, 2017
CMS is moving aggressively to shift healthcare payments towards value-based payment models. How do hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) affect reimbursement for health systems and physicians? What are best practices for accurately capturing HCCs?
By 09:27 am February 13, 2017
This podcast episode, part two of this three-part series, we gain an insider’s view on the give-and-take between policy and public health with Nedra Garrett, Senior Advisor for Informatics at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
By Healthcare IT News 04:09 pm June 16, 2014
Much of the news surrounding healthcare in recent years has centered on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which radically changes the way healthcare is provided to millions of Americans. Care providers, compliance officers, and legal departments are all too aware that the ACA is only the latest in a series of legislation and regulations to affect the...
By Healthcare IT News 10:48 am March 11, 2014
For health insurers, data integrity and visibility are key to successful integration with the Federal Marketplace. However, complex processes and trivial errors can lead to data gaps that impact revenue, profitability and member satisfaction. Adopting a standarized approach to data integrity early in the process is critical to succesfully adapting...
By Healthcare IT News 09:53 am November 27, 2013
Since 2009, Regional Obstetrical Consultants (ROC) has operated the Solutions to Obstetrics in Rural Counties (STORC) project, a telemedicine program that delivers care in rural areas to women with at-risk pregnancies who would otherwise have little or no access to greatly needed, high-risk care. Learn how the physicians at ROC have implemented a...
By Healthcare IT News 10:17 am November 04, 2013
Federal mandates, the adoption of health information systems and consumerism are driving the demand for and helping to create more health information – to the tune of thousands of petabytes. Big data is growing more complex as it encompasses greater variety, velocity and volume. Healthcare providers and payers, healthcare and life science...
By Healthcare IT News 11:23 am October 21, 2013
Iron Mountain has prepared this primer to help you navigate the changes in HIPAA, clarify the role of vendors and other third parties, and heighten your awareness of best practices that will aid in compliance and improve the management of both paper and electronic health records.

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