The Clock is Ticking on Your Cloud Vendors

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Who: www.HealthcareITNews.Com

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

How to Prepare for HHS Audits

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Who: GovInfoSecurity.com

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

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Who: Lexology.com

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

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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

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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

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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

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

Medical Practice Trends Podcast 29: EHR Update 1

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MPT Podcast 29 - EHR Update 1, with guest Mary Pat Whaley of ManageMyPractice.com.

Meaningful Use Steps and the EHR Incentive Timeline

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Learn what your medical practice needs to do to demonstrate ”Meaningful Use” and receive $44000+ in HITECH stimulus incentives.…