Opinion : Clinical Decision Support is not for Advertising
PracticeFusion designed rules based on patient specific clinical contexts to display advertising to care providers to attempt to influence their choices and received kickbacks

Opinion : Clinical Decision Support is not for Advertising

Practice Fusion Perverted the Intent of Key Patient Safety Measures in Clinical Decision Support in its Electronic Health Record Software According to publicly available sources on the U.S. Department of…

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HIPAA Expert Witness Experience and Commentary – Mobile Security

by Michael Arrigo In my experience serving as HIPAA Expert Witness on HIPAA Privacy and Security advising clients in HIPAA breach litigation cases, one of the most important and challenging…

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Meaningful Use Stage Two – The Grim Reaper for Small E.H.R. Companies

For many Electronic Medical Records companies, Meaningful Use Stage 2 and other requirements are so expensive and complex that they are struggling to meet the regulatory deadlines.

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EHR Interoperability Standards

Electronic Health Records (EHR) or Electronic Medical Records (EMR) integration approaches depend on the strategy and priority in exchanging patient information between various healthcare applications, and the standards available:

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ONC HIT Publishes List of Certified Inpatient EHRs

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology published the latest list of electronic health record solutions, vendors and certifying bodies. This list is for Inpatient EHR only. Many health care providers have been distracted with electronic health record implementations and meaningful use and are just starting to work through HIPAA 5010 and ICD-10 issues now.

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Health Care Reform is a Journey Not an Event

The recent passage of national health care reform legislation is an important milestone in the process of moving toward providing millions of Americans with access to health insurance. However, significant…

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Electronic Health Records and Patient Privacy, Medical Identity

Yesterday, an important message titled Don’t Rush eHRs Without Addressing Medical ID Theft was posted on ModernHealthcare.com by Martin Ethridgehill, formerly a provider training specialist with Blue Cross and Blue…

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