Covid-19HHS Presses Hospitals to Use New COVID-19 Data Reporting Modules
Effective July 15, hospitals can no longer use CDC/NHSN COVID-19 module to fulfill federal data reporting requirements.
InnovationAmerican Medical Technologies Reports Breach Affecting Nearly 50K Individuals
An extensive investigation concluded on May 14, as AMT determined that the personal information may have been available to the...
Covid-19AHA, AMA, ANA Urge Americans to Wear Masks
After a recent rise in coronavirus cases, the three healthcare associations are recommending Americans to continue to take precautions to...
InnovationDon't 'Break the Bank' When Innovating for COVID-19 and Beyond. What One Health System Did.
The Memorial Health System team used standard data management and visualization tools to create a powerful dashboard, contact tracing system,...
FinanceHospital EMR Market to Hit $20.7B
The compounded annual growth rate is expected to be at 7.8% for the forecast period.
InnovationKentucky Healthcare Breach Exposes PHI of Nearly 1,000 State Employees
The attack resulted in exposed biometric screening and health assessment data, as well as fraudulent gift card redemptions.
StrategyMedicaid Expansion Could Have Covered an Additional 4M People in 2020
Uninsured numbers in ?holdout states? would have dropped by 28% under ?typical circumstances,? an Urban Institute analysis found.
Clinical CareResearch Finds Only Modest Improvement in EHR Patient Safety
From 2009 to 2018, hospital electronic health records met basic safety standards less than 70% of the time, researchers found.
InnovationEight Proven Ways to Inspire Trust and Credibility With Your Healthcare Website
Don't lose business?or, more importantly, the chance to help patients in need?due to weak website design.
InnovationOCR Issues Guidance on Media Access to Protected Health Information
OCR noted that it is not sufficient for media to simply blur out faces to mask patient identity in videos.
Clinical CareRegistry Tracking Key Coronavirus Clinical Metrics for Seriously Ill Patients
Data in the Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness Universal Study registry includes mechanical ventilation duration and ICU length of stay.
InnovationOhio Business Associate Experiences Email Hack, Exposes PHI of 30K Individuals
Management and Services Network acts as a business associate, providing administrative support to post-acute care providers.