OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector
Oct20

OCR, ONC Privacy Head Deven McGraw Leaves Position for Private Sector

Rachel Seeger, MPA, MA, senior adviser of public affairs and outreach at OCR, confirmed McGraw’s departure and added that McGraw has taken a new job in the private sector.

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Proposed Bill Brings National Data Breach Notification Standard for Non-HITECH Entities

A proposed bill in the US House of Representatives seeks to bring unity and clarification to the various state-level breach notification laws following the Equifax data breach, according to an article in HealthITSecurity.

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AHIMA Conducting Nationwide Search for New CEO
Oct19

AHIMA Conducting Nationwide Search for New CEO

The AHIMA Board of Directors has launched a nationwide search to find the next AHIMA CEO. The Board is encouraging qualified members to apply for the position—though the search is open to all applicants.

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Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance
Oct19

Discussing Patient Identity Data Governance

Improving patient identity accuracy can be a daunting task. There are many different groups that may have the ability to create medical record numbers or change patient identity information.

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Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy
Oct12

Coding Surveillance Colonoscopy

Now that coding professionals are all on the same page regarding code assignment, problem solved… right? If only it were that simple.

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