September 20, 2016
Join us in promoting National Health IT Week September 26-30, 2016 in your organization and community. National Health IT Week seeks to raise awareness of the power of health information technology to improve the health and health care of patients across the nation.
August 31, 2016
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has released a joint statement on physician-led team-based surgical care that identifies that redesigned perioperative care models should be based on what is best for the patient, individual institutions, and practitioners and should include the following principles:
August 16, 2016
Beginning February 5, 2017 a new HIPAA Privacy Rule allowing certain Covered Entities the ability to disclose to the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) will become effective. The identities of those individuals who, for specific mental health reasons, may be reported who are already prohibited by Federal law from having a firearm. While Read More …
August 3, 2016
According to HHS, “One of the biggest current threats to health information privacy is the serious compromise of the integrity and availability of data caused by malicious cyber-attacks on electronic health information systems, such as through ransomware.” To help health care entities better understand and respond to the threat of ransomware, the HHS Office for Read More …