ONC has unveiled a new tool to help providers better understand EHR contracts so they can negotiate more equitable terms with vendors.
Patient identification errors are not uncommon and such mistakes may be fatal, according to a new report.
The use of advanced analytics by payers can improve administrative and medical
costs, provider satisfaction and member health.
OCR's latest settlement, with Rhode Island-based Care New England Health System is a reminder of the importance of updating business associate agreements.
Washington is the latest state found to have made incorrect payments pursuant to the Medicaid Meaningful Use program.
A mobile hospital-based portal developed by Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides benefits to hospitalized patients and providers, but challenges loom for…
An executive with the Cleveland Clinic believes that bundled payment programs need to be closely managed in order to succeed.
Both security officers and privacy officers must work together when it comes to achieving HIPAA compliance, one cannot exist without the support of the other.
While blockchain holds promise for improving healthcare security and efficiency, success will hinge on implementation within appropriate policy structures.
The focus on sharing of clinical trial data is growing, and three perspectives published in the New England Journal of Medicine break down the importance of…
Research on CPOE and associated decision support systems used at 41 children’s hospitals determined there to be wide variation in the effectiveness of such…