Decision trees are powerful tools that aid in decision making, especially when outcomes are uncertain. That makes them very useful in considering EHRs, where uncertainty is dominant.
A recent lawsuit in Indiana highlights the rights that HIPAA grants—and does not grant—individuals who believe they have been the victims of wrongful disclosure.
HIM professionals have a role to play in detecting and reporting fraudulent claims, William Rudman tells the Journal in this audio interview.
Social media has become an undeniable force, and its rapid, informal communication style represents both possibility and liability for healthcare organizations. Good policies and training help organizations pursue the benefits and mitigate the risks.