Medical Practice Trends Podcast 51: Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Risk Assessment


MPT Podcast 51 – Meaningful Use Stage 2 and Risk Assessment, with guest Mike Meikle of SecureHIM Inc.

Medical Practice Trends Podcast 50: The ICD-10 Delay to 2015


MPT Podcast 50 – The ICD-10 Delay to 2015, with guest Mike Meikle of SecureHIM Inc.

The Clock is Ticking on Your Cloud Vendors


Who: www.HealthcareITNews.Com

What: All organizations have a business imperative to control risk. …

How to Prepare for HHS Audits



What: The Department of Health and Human Services conducts three types of audits or investigations involving privacy and security issues.…

Final HIPAA amendments expand HIPAA net



What: On January 17, 2013, the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a final omnibus rule amending the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in accordance with the HITECH Act of 2009.…

Why You Need to Worry About Computer Security

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Along with the widespread use of computers in medicine comes a greater need for security measures.…

Infographic – The Top 20 Most Popular EMR Software Solutions


From Capterra comes this great infographic showing the Top 20 Most Popular Electronic Medical Records Software Solutions.…

Medical Practice Trends Podcast 32: The Changing Security Landscape – How Healthcare is Becoming More of a Target


MPT Podcast 32 - The Changing Security Landscape – The How Healthcare is Becoming More of  a Target, with guest Mike Meikle of Hawkthorne Group Consulting

This Issue (5:30):

  • Why hackers are targeting healthcare and why medical practices should be concerned
  • The impact of data breaches
  • Why medicine is particularly vulnerable
  • Some steps that healthcare providers can take now

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HITECH Act and Medicare Incentives




From the Fox Group, a point by point overview for physician practices regarding the incentives, eligibility rules, and deadlines in the HITECH Act.…

EMR By The Numbers – A Video Infographic



Yes, it is a commercial for GE Healthcare, but it is still cool to watch.…