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Unauthorized Disclosure of Patients’ Protected Health Information

Unauthorized Disclosure of Patients’ Protected Health Information During “Boston Med” Filming Results in Multiple HIPAA Settlements Totaling $999,000 September 20, 2018 Today, the Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that it has reached separate settlements with Boston Medical Center (BMC), Brigham

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MIPS Security Risk Analysis

The primary purpose of security risk analysis for Meaningful Use/MIPS is to identify key technical vulnerabilities in the electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and EHR systems environments.  In order to implement appropriate technical controls, eligible professionals and hospitals need to conduct a security risk analysis in accordance

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Python/Django Developer

EHR 2.0 is looking for a dynamic web application and software developer in Python and Django development environment. Candidates will be responsible for the following: – Working on existing projects written in Python and Django Applicants must meet the following qualifications: – Strong hands-on experience with Python

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My learning at TiE Inflect 2018, the world’s largest conference for entrepreneurs

The purpose of this post is to share with my fellow entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs a great organization called “TiE,” along with a valuable opportunity to attend their global conference that takes place every year in the heart of Silicon Valley. Originally named “The Indus Entrepreneurs,” their name

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DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer The DevOps engineer is responsible for building and scaling a reliable state of the art cloud-services platform and architecting customer facing web apps around AWS Docker containers. This role contributes to the development and maintenance of application tools that build, deploy, automate and streamline code

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EHR 2.0 Monthly Newsletter Aggregation

Beginning this month, EHR 2.0 will be making available the contents of our monthly newsletter on our website articles section/blog. This post gives an overview of headlines covered over the past year, organized by category, still impacting healthcare and IT professionals. Be sure you are subscribed to

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10 Things to Do and Know for MIPS Reporting Deadlines

Deadlines are fast approaching if you plan to submit data for the 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) performance period. Don’t wait until the last minute to submit your data. Submit early and often. The two key dates are: • March 16 at 8 pm Eastern time for group

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eCQM Annual Update Pre-Publication Document

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has published the Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQM) Annual Update Pre-Publication Document, which describes changes in the standards and code set versions used in the updated measures for potential use in CMS quality reporting programs for 2019 reporting/performance. This document reflects changes that

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December Healthcare IT Security and Compliance News, Updates, Education, and More …

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Update on HIPAA Phase 2 Audits from HIPAA Conference 2017

Linda Sanches from Office for Civil Rights (OCR), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provided much anticipated updates on Phase 2 HIPAA audit activities at the annual HIPAA conference. NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), co-hosted the

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  1. MIPS Security Risk Analysis for 2018

    September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm