Clinical CareQ&A: Shredding Documents After Scanning
Mary D. Brandt, MBA, RHIA, CHE, CHPS, a healthcare consultant specializing in healthcare regulatory compliance and operations improvement, answers when...
TelehealthCleveland Clinic's Virtual Second Opinion Program Changes Medical Treatment
Nearly three-quarters of recommendations change treatment plans; more than a quarter of opinions result in a change of diagnosis.
InnovationData Modernization is Key to Meet U.S. Healthcare Challenges
During the ONC annual meeting, state health officers call for boosting public health data infrastructure investment.
Clinical CareOCR Settles 17th Case in HIPAA Right-of-Access Initiative
In the most recent settlement, Arbour Hospital, a behavioral health facility in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, agreed to pay $65,000 and...
TechnologyQ&A: Tracking the Use of USB Drives
You need to block the use of USB drives unless there is a business need to use USB drives.
TechnologyChallenges, Best Practices of EHR Software for Small Hospitals Outlined in Latest KLAS Report
Research conducted among thousands of clinicians informs the report, which covers products from six EHR vendors.
TechnologyNew Consortium Formed by Six Health Information Exchange Organizations Across the U.S.
Individual and population health improvements is the aim of new Consortium for State and Regional Interoperability, offering a new way...
TechnologyEHRs Still Have a Ways to Go to Automatically Capture All Quality Data, Quality Experts Say
Vendors lack funds for dedicated staff to build quality measures into their software, NQF vice president says.
Strategyathenahealth to Pay $18.2M to Resolve Kickback, False Claims Allegations
Enticements to customers included trips to The Masters, the U.S. Open, the Kentucky Derby, the World Series, the Indianapolis 500,...
TechnologyRadiological Images Take Another Step Toward Easy Sharing
Carequality and RSNA pilot programs with early adopters will start by midyear.
TechnologyMicky Tripathi Picked to Lead ONC
Tripathi, who most recently served as chief alliance officer at Arcadia, replaces Don Rucker, M.D., who has led the office...
Revenue CycleQ&A: Auditing User Activity
Chris Apgar is president of Apgar & Associates, LLC, in Portland, Oregon shares the types of activity that must be...