By Anna Abram & Mark Abdoo – Even in this modern era, when so much can be done remotely, there are many tangible benefits to having “boots on the ground” when doing business overseas. That’s the thinking behind the FDA’s foreign offices, which play a vital role in inspecting…. The post FDA’s Global Efforts to […]
By Jill Reeves – The 2019 Fiscal Year is well underway, and 2019 proper will be here in a hot minute. That makes this as good a time as any to preview some of the changes that have recently been or are about to be rolled out by CMS. The post Home Health, SNFs May […]
By Scott Whyte – Periodically I get the opportunity to share with you some of the innovations I see while on the road working to improve healthcare across the country. The post View from the Road: Celebrating Innovations in Healthcare appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
From our host of Healthcare de Jure – Matt Fisher is a Partner with Mirick O’Connell and the chair of the firm’s Health Law Group. When he is not practicing law, interviewing someone on his radio show. or parenting, he is penning thoughtful posts on healthcare. ICYMI we have you covered. The post From the […]
By Matt Fisher – The threat and occurrence of data breaches receive frequent attention in the healthcare industry. It often feels as though a new breach (or more) is reported on an almost daily basis. The post Data at Risk: Exposure from Breaches appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
As part of our on going series on InterviewsNOW, I spoke to Zack Tisch, Consulting Services Executive for Pivot Point Consulting. The episode is now on-demand. Check it out and take a listen. The post InterviewsNOW: Health IT Impacts from Healthcare Consolidations with Zack Tisch appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News.
By Tom Lee – Incentive focused programs such as PQRS and Meaningful Use created opportunities for providers to benefit financially from submitting quality data and attesting to meaningful EHR use, respectively. The post Looking at MIPS Through A Different Lens: From Compliance Burden to Change Enabler appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity […]
By Seema Verma – Dear Doctor, Thank you for the difference you make in your patients’ lives. Many of our nation’s best and brightest students go into medicine – the competition is intense for every spot. The post A Letter to Doctors from CMS Administrator Seema Verma appeared first on RCM Answers.
Focused on ensuring a successful transition from a legacy patient data system, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced the recent establishment of the Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization (OEHRM). The post VA Establishes Office of EHR Modernization to Support Transition From Legacy Patient Data System appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, […]
Sign Up for Our New Digest
Our Streaming Radio Station
HealthcareNOW Radio – Past Episodes On Demand
Miss any episodes of your favorite HealthcareNOW Radio shows? Find them all on our SoundCloud Channel. Play or Download Here