We are proud and excited to attend the North Carolina Psychiatric Association’s (NCPA)Annual Meeting 2015 Visit us at Booth #5 NCPA 2015 Annual Meeting and Scientific Session 1 – 4 Oct, 2015 Twin Quater Winston-Salem NC More information about the meeting
Physicians and other healthcare providers continue to spend significant sums on new technology, including EHR and practice management systems, IT consultants, new medical equipment, etc. Despite vendor promises, technology does not always live up to expectations or those oral promises. Only a well negotiated technology contract will
Cancer Care Group, P.C. agreed to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR). Cancer Care paid $750,000 and will adopt a robust corrective
A patch has been released for the security flaw recently identified in certain computerized vehicles, which potentially allows outside attackers to control critical functions of the car. Workers in the healthcare field should be familiar with similar scenarios for medical devices, which also may endanger customers’ lives.
In recent weeks the most widely covered Health Information Technology (HIT) case involved an offseason injury to an athlete, where a news source publicly released Protected Health Information (PHI). Healthcare practices and employees are required to keep medical information confidential, unless there is a formal request to
Because there is yet another major data breach from a practice which was not… It is troubling to still find so many healthcare organizations not adequately securing their ePHI. The case in point this time is St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center (SEMC) in Brighton, MA. On July 08
With Electronic Health Records facilitating access to medical files worldwide, Protected Health Information is now exposed to greater risk of wide scale data breach. Over 30 million records have been compromised since 2009, and firms can be 100% in compliance with legal regulations yet still at risk.
This Stage 3 proposed rule would specify the meaningful use criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive payments and avoid downward payment adjustments under Medicare for Stage
High quality documentation is increasingly being demanded by CMS and is the key to an agency’s success…now and in an ICD-10 environment. Learn how to maintain a compliant medical record, including eligibility criteria, the requirements for homebound, the face-to-face encounter, and physician orders, as well as the
Initial Information Request for Attestation Documentation is being sent to several Eligible Professionals Office of Inspector General (OIG) is conducting an audit of Medicare electronic health record (EHR) incentive payments made to Eligible Professionals (EP) nationwide. The objective of OIG audit is to determine whether Medicare