Secretary Price Statement on CMS Enrollment and Exchange Reports

13. June 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D. issued the following statement regarding compelling data released today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in two new reports related to Obamacare – the Effectuated Enrollment report for the most recent enrollment period and the Health Insurance Exchanges Trends report. The reports show a decline ...

Implementing HIPAA Technical Safeguards for Data Security – HealthITSecurity.com

12. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com Implementing HIPAA Technical Safeguards for Data SecurityHealthITSecurity.comJune 12, 2017 – The push for digital health records is not going to slow down anytime soon, and as recent cases of ransomware attacks show, healthcare organizations must create comprehensive data security measures. HIPAA technical safeguards are just … Powered by WPeMatico

ONC announces winners of Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge

07. June 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the winners of the Privacy Policy Snapshot Challenge. Winners of this challenge created Model Privacy Notice (MPN) generators that produce a customizable MPN for health information technology (IT) developers, making it easier for consumers to see ...

More than a name change: AIDS.gov becomes HIV.gov

06. June 2017 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today officially changed the name of AIDS.gov, the federal government’s leading source for information about HIV, to HIV.gov. The announcement coincides with the 36th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s first report of the initial cases of what would become known as AIDS. The ...

The Rules: Inside HIPAA's cybersecurity rules and standards – Nashville Post (subscription)

05. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
Nashville Post (subscription) The Rules: Inside HIPAA’s cybersecurity rules and standardsNashville Post (subscription)Within the HIPAA compliance world, one of the most buzzed-about topics is cybersecurity, says Dan Dodson, president of Franklin-based Fortified Health Security. The HIPAA Security Rule is a set of regulations designed to protect the privacy, integrity … Powered by WPeMatico

Improving Patient Privacy, Workflow with HIPAA Compliant Forms – HealthITSecurity.com

05. June 2017 EHR, EMR, HIPAA 0
HealthITSecurity.com Improving Patient Privacy, Workflow with HIPAA Compliant FormsHealthITSecurity.comIndiana Health Group (IHG) recently implemented HIPAA compliant forms through Formstack, which lets patients manage forms across multiple touchpoints. It is a cloud-based data capture tool, and is a much more efficient way to collect and store … Powered by WPeMatico