With an ongoing digital transformation of healthcare delivery there also has come, unfortunately, an increased level of information security breaches. A hospital or health system’s security strategy needs strong support from senior leadership and the board of directors.
CMS disagreed with those who said that the API functionality could not be implemented successfully by 2018 “as the technology is already in widespread use in other industries and API functions already exist in the health IT industry.”
Here are five things to keep in mind and read over as the clock continues to tick towards ICD-10.
At last week’s AcademyHealth’s Concordium 2015 meeting, several themes emerged around how to better include communities of patients in research, how to use patient-reported outcome data, and how to move toward the systematic incorporation of research and quality improvement into the organization.