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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Health data losses: Don’t blame hackers
While patients and doctors often worry about medical records being hacked by cybercriminals and Internet snoops, the...
State HIEs wrangle with thorny ’patient consent’ issue
Oregon and Illinois are two states that will launch their initial health information exchange core services in early...
Web Exclusive: OCR: $5 Million More Needed For HIPAA Enforcement
The Office for Civil Rights is seeking an increase of $5.6 million in its Fiscal Year 2012 budget proposal, mostly...
Web Exclusive: HIPAA Security Officer Aces OCR Investigations
A hospital data security manager explains how proper communications and training maintains the privacy of personal...
Web Exclusive: Cignet Health Fined $4.3M for HIPAA Violations
The Maryland-based insurer has been fined for its refusal to provide patients with copies of their health records, and...
Web Exclusive: Are Your Business Associates Accountable for HIPAA Compliance?
HITECH intends to beef up HIPAA compliance among business associates that handle personal health information. But is...
Web Exclusive: HHS Issues Civil Money Penalty for Privacy Rule Violations
The Office for Civil Rights has issued its first civil money penalty to a covered entity for violations of the HIPAA...
Web Exclusive: NC hospital named in HIPAA complaint
Rowan Regional Medical Center will undergo voluntary corrective action next month after a former patient filed a...

Book: Stark Law, 2nd edition: A user's guide to achieving compliance
This updated version of HCPro's Stark Law best seller, first published in 2005—and now co-authored by former CMS...
Book: Medical Staff Leadership Fundamentals Package
Arm your medical staff leaders with the tools they need to meet ongoing and emerging challenges. This three book...
Webcast: MedicareFind Demonstration - January, 2011
Attend this FREE Webcast demonstration and learn what makes the MedicareFind™ regulatory database the best way to FIND...
Book: The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws offers tips for writing bylaws and actual sample language that complies with Joint...