Compliance


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


FeatureThe VA announced the milestone on August 1, when an Army veteran from Montgomery, Ala., became the 500,000th volunteer to enroll in the research database program.
FeatureNIH’s effort includes the development of new tools and analytic methods for integrating patient data with information about contextual factors at the community and population levels that influence health outcomes.
NewsDespite the optimism displayed by hospital executives, the path to compliance will not be an easy one for hospitals, according to a recently released survey of 319 accredited hospitals.
NewsThe data show that small facilities are struggling when it comes to the interoperable exchange and use of electronic health information.
NewsLast year, 92 percent of hospitals could let patients view their records online, more than double the number that were able to do so in 2013, when only 43 percent of hospitals could deliver that information.
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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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