Meaningful Use Audits, HIPAA Privacy and Security and Safeguards

The HITECH Act, which was enacted as part of ARRA, promotes the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. Subtitle D of the HITECH Act addresses the privacy and security concerns associated with the electronic transmission of health information. While the HITECH Act mirrors HIPAA, it elaborates with specific requirements

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Medicare Audit Improvement Act of 2015 Proposes Revised RAC Audits Just in time for ICD-10

HR 2156, the Medicare Audit Improvement Act of 2015 legislation proposes changes to the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program just in time for ICD-10

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Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, Value-Based Care, Social Dominate News at HIMSS15

Record attendance at HIMSS 2015 in Chicago - over 43,000 people. Now that HIMSS15 is over, take a look at some of the trends that dominated the headlines, the social buzz and the chatter at after show cocktail parties. Of course, there were the overarching themes of interoperability, and population health, but there were some key themes that received the most attention.

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HIMSS 2015 Conference Announces Nursing Informatics Study Results

Nursing informatics (NI) is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. NI supports consumers, patients, nurses, and other providers in their decisionmaking in all roles and settings. This support is accomplished through the use of information structures, information processes, and information technology.

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ICD-10 Consulting Shift to Testing and Revenue Impacts

ICD-10 consulting will shift to testing and revenue cycle impacts in the next few months. Testing is the only way to ensure business continuity.

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Ebola — Cloud IT and ICD-10 Can Help

Ebola with the proper clinical workflow, and to record those symptoms along with the patient travel history rom Africa in the Epic Systems E.H.R. The real question is, not whether people or technology were to blame. The question is, now that the event occurred, how flexible and agile are the systems and processes (E.H.R. workflow, training) to react so it doesn't happen again?

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