Posts tagged with ‘phi’

  • Opt-In Policy Best For HIE Patient Privacy

    Article by Ken Terry – InformationWeek July 05, 2012 10:38 AM Healthcare providers have yet to agree on the best…

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  • Electronic Submission of Medical Docs Trial Goes Live

    Article posted March 13, 2012 on HealthLeadersMedia.com A year ago this month, CMS announced its esMD tool, which is an…

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  • HHS Secretary Sebelius Confirms ICD-10 Deadline to be Postponed

    From February 17th article posted on HealthLeaders Media Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Thursday that the federal…

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  • EHRs Linked to Errors, Harm, AMA Says

    From InformationWeek article by Ken Terry A new AMA report on patient safety in ambulatory care finds that safety problems…

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  • The Alphabet Soup of Medical Information: EHR, EMR and PHR

    Many people have tossed around the terms EHR and EMR as being one and the same and indeed, they are…

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  • What is encryption and how does it make a file secure?

    Encryption is a security measure to ensure that a file is locked from any unwanted viewers. It basically locks a…

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  • Is having login and password access to my computer sufficient to meet HIPAA/HITECH guidelines?

    Having a login and password is just a start to becoming HIPAA/HITECH ready. But a login and password only go…

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  • HITECH Breach: Computer theft affects 39,000 individuals

    Desktop Computer Thefts Affect 39,000By: Howard AndersonManaging EditorHealthcareInfoSecurity.com Montefiore Medical Center in New York is notifying 39,000 patients about two…

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  • HIPAA Violation Leads to Prison Term

    Howard Anderson, Managing Editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity.com A former UCLA Healthcare System surgeon has been sentenced to four months in prison after…

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  • HITECH: A Big Burden for Small BAs

    By Cheryl McEvoy is an assistant editor with ADVANCE. They know what you’re thinking: HITECH? That’s for the big guys,…

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