Many companies are looking for IT solutions that will help them achieve compliance in the areas of auditing, policies, procedures, authentication and authorization.

There are plenty of data and security-related certifications in the top wage-earners this year. According to the new report, “15 Top-Paying Certifications for 2016” from Global Knowledge, here are the 15 that will earn you top dollar, or cost you the most to pay out.
NewsLocated in 41 states and Puerto Rico, the HCCNs will promote enhanced information sharing and support health centers in meeting the requirements of the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.
FeatureThe Department of Veterans Affairs will continue to modernize its legacy electronic health record system through fiscal year 2018. But, beyond that, the VA’s plans for its long-time records system are still in flux.
blogIn theory, the essential components of a third-party assessment are easily determined. In practice, however, the resources usually aren't available.
NewsThe senators late Wednesday unveiled the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Regulatory Relief Act, offering the bill to bring some of the relief announced for physicians to the hospital sector.
FeatureThe Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has released new HIPAA guidance on the risks of being victimized by file-encrypting malware.
FeatureIn the challenge, ONC is soliciting white papers on the technology and its potential use in health IT “to address privacy, security and scalability challenges of managing electronic health records and resources.”
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FeatureThe University of Colorado Health is the latest recipient of HIMSS Analytics’ coveted Stage 7 award in recognition of the healthcare organization’s implementation and utilization of electronic health records.
NewsThe NIH has made $55 million in awards as part of the Obama administration’s Precision Medicine Initiative to support longitudinal research involving the medical information of 1 million or more volunteers.
NewsThe intent of the measures is to fulfill the requirement to “achieve widespread exchange of health information through interoperable certified electronic health record (EHR) technology nationwide.”
NewsThe HHS Office for Civil Rights has levied a $650,000 fine and a corrective action plan against Catholic Health Care Services, a business associate of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
NewsThe HHS Office for Civil Rights is developing guidance on how to react to a ransomware attack, and two members of Congress have chimed in with their own ideas.
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