Compliance


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


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.
FeatureThe health system went from dead last out of 46 Maryland hospitals in terms of in quality-based reimbursement measures to first in the state.
NewsThe Outpatient EMR Adoption Model provides a methodology for evaluating the progress and impact of electronic medical record systems for ambulatory facilities owned by hospitals.
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NewsThe health system integrates all the research, education and clinical care components within the nationally renowned Duke University Health System and Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing.
NewsUnder the rules, qualified entities may provide or sell claims data to providers and suppliers, such as physicians, nurses and skilled nursing facilities, among others.
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