Mercy wins 2016 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award

19. January 2017 Health 0
HIMSS is recognizing Mercy for its EHR optimization, process improvement efforts, use of evidence-based protocols and analytics gains – all of which have helped the health system improve care quality and patient outcomes, lower costs and increase reimbursements. Powered by WPeMatico

Indiana Cancer Agency hacked by TheDarkOverlord

19. January 2017 Health 0
The hacker infiltrated the database of Cancer Services of East Central Indiana-Little Red Door, wiped the data from the server and demanded payment to prevent the data from being publicly released. Powered by WPeMatico

HIPAA settlement demonstrates importance of implementing safeguards for ePHI

19. January 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights (OCR), has announced a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) settlement based on the impermissible disclosure of unsecured electronic protected health information (ePHI).  MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico (MAPFRE) has agreed to settle potential noncompliance with the HIPAA ...

Accessible Images Pave the Way

18. January 2017 Health 0
One of the most important discussions in healthcare today centers around the shift from fee-for-service care to value-based care. The goal is to improve the quality of care for the patient by changing how healthcare systems are reimbursed for their services. Powered by WPeMatico