OCR Offers Healthcare Providers Tips for Preventing Cyber Extortion

Incidents of cybercrime, like cyber extortion, are rising in the healthcare industry and will continue to be a major source of disruption for providers in the coming years.

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ONC Releases Draft Trusted Exchange Framework

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has released a draft of its long-awaited Trusted Exchange Framework, which aims to improve the interoperable exchange of health information between providers.

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AHIMA Names Wylecia Wiggs Harris as New CEO

The AHIMA Board of Directors has announced that Wylecia Wiggs Harris, PhD, has been named the new chief executive officer of AHIMA. Harris is scheduled to start as CEO on February 5.

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Healthcare Executives Group Outlines Top Challenges for 2018

Several of the challenges relate to key health information management initiatives, such as data analytics, cybersecurity, and patient engagement.

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AHIMA Releases New Informatics Toolkit for HIM Professionals

The toolkit provides tools for health informatics and information management professionals to assist them in meeting the growing demand for informatics competencies in healthcare.

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