Old Software, New Problems for HHS, Veterans Affairs

College students that rely on the GI Bill to pay for their educations have found themselves coming up short when their monthly bill comes due because the Department of Veterans Affairs software responsible for reimbursing beneficiaries is too old.

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FDA Releases Cybersecurity Guidance for Medical Devices

The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance for internet- and network-connected medical devices in response to cybersecurity concerns, updating previous guidance published in 2014.

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Transcription Vendor, Medical Group Hit with Fines Following Breach

A recent breach of medical records caused by an accidental upload of 1,654 medical records left patients’ protected health information publicly available—indexed and searchable on Google.

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Study: Over Half of EHR Medication Lists Are Incomplete

More than half of people whose blood was tested were found to have concentrations of prescription and/or over-the-counter medications that were not listed in their EHR medication list, according to a recent study.

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AHIMA Webinar Provides ROI Wizard Demonstration

“The paper and PDF forms just aren’t working for patients or for professionals,” Bechtel said. “Our records systems are in a time of transition…We realized if we could just help you clarify even a small percentage of requests, make it exquisitely clear, then improving patient experience could make your job easier.”

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