Patients' Social Security numbers are a target for hackers. Four steps can help you to reduce the amount of sensitive data your organization stores.
Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media , October 7, 2015
The ten-year roadmap is similar to the draft released in January for public comment, but clarifies how technical standards are to be improved so that health data can be stored in a manner conducive for sharing among providers and patients.
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , October 7, 2015
The American Medical Association applauds CMS for allowing a hardship exemption for physicians who are unable to attest in 2015, but calls the final rule, as a whole, "deeply disappointing." The American College of Cardiology says that the program requirements "[remain] difficult to implement."
Scott Mace, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015
It's too early for a victory lap yet, but health systems and physician groups that prepared for ICD-10 are faring well. Revenue cycle implications are yet to be seen, however.
Most people navigate the World Wide Web via well-known search engines such as Google or Bing. Underneath the publicly accessible web, however, is the "Deep Web," the part of the web that is not indexed by common search engines. The Deep Web hosts the "Dark Web," a series of networks called "darknets" that overlay the public Internet but require specific software or authorization to access.