Due to its use of RFID technology to improve patient care and outcomes, New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital (NYPBMH) has received acute care Stage 7 revalidation on the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).
As President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the United States’ 45th president at noon today, there has been an ongoing administration shuffle as agency leaders have stepped down as part of the presidential transition.
Earlier this month, Cancer Services of East Central Indiana- Little Red Door’s terminal server and backup drive were hacked by cybercriminal TheDarkOverlord, leading to a ransom demand that the cancer services facility will not pay, according to media reports.
MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico has agreed to settle potential noncompliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules by paying $2.2 million.
Pres. Donald J. Trump, just hours after taking the oath of office, signed an executive order giving federal agencies greater flexibility to interpret and manage some of the regulatory requirements under the ACA; but the order does not touch the core of the law
One area in which progress appears to be steady in U.S. healthcare has been in efforts to reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, particularly hospital-acquired conditions—as noted in a report published in December by HHS
In a public statement posted to its website this week, Coordinated Care Oklahoma (CCO), a health information exchange (HIE) based in Norman, Okla., announced that the organization will exit the HIE market, effective June 30, 2017.
Harlan Krumholz, M.D., director of the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation at Yale-New Haven Hospital, believes researchers could take advantage of patient-powered networks to decrease the cost of data acquisition and improve the accuracy and scope of...
Throughout 2016, the message from cybersecurity experts has been fairly consistent and increasingly urgent—leaders at patient care organizations need to prioritize IT security. And, at the risk of sounding like a broken record, a recent year-in-review report on...
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration's long-awaited final rule updating the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records, 42 Code of Federal Regulations Part 2 (Part 2) will be published Jan. 18 and is available for...