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Can Security Be Solved?: Healthcare Challenge

Every day brings a new report of a security breach or other security based problem within healthcare. The unceasing cycle of issues gives rise to the question of what can and is healthcare doing about security and in particular cybersecurity. 654 more words

HIPAA

#MEQAPI – Tweetchat Feb 16th 2017 3ET

Next tweetchat: Thursday February 16th, 2017 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Topic: Patient Involvement in Healthcare Improvement

MEQAPI stands for Monitoring & Evaluation, Quality Assurance, and Process Improvement. 317 more words

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#MEQAPI – Tweetchat Feb 9th 2017 3ET

Next tweetchat: Thursday February 9th, 2017 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Topic: Emergency Department Congestion – Patient flow and Healthcare Improvement

MEQAPI stands for Monitoring & Evaluation, Quality Assurance, and Process Improvement. 246 more words

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#MEQAPI – Tweetchat Feb 2nd 2017 3ET

Next tweetchat: Thursday February 2nd, 2017 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Topic: Administrative and Clinical Workflow and Healthcare Improvement

MEQAPI stands for Monitoring & Evaluation, Quality Assurance, and Process Improvement. 139 more words

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On #DataPrivacy Day

Introduction

On Data Privacy Day, I thought it might be helpful to write a little bit regarding the nature of privacy in the healthcare world. Many people know that there are laws like HIPAA that are in place to protect patients from their personal health information being breached. 1,031 more words

Health InSight

Data Privacy Day 2017: Value & Protect Your Personal Information

January 28 marked Data Privacy Day 2017, an international effort to promote awareness about respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. While they may have been hesitant initially, healthcare organizations have started to fully embrace cloud technology. 340 more words

Technology

MIPS Delay on the Cards

MIPS (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System) delay & shorter reporting periods are the options CMS is willing to explore.

  • On July 13, at the congressional hearing on the Medicare Access and Chip authorization act, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt did not rule out the possibility of a MIPS delay.
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