PHI of Thousands of Mobile Health App Users at Risk in Mobile App Security Breach

A security vulnerability in the back-end server for thousands of mobile apps exposes more than four million protected health records, including prescription details and sensitive chat messages, a new report reveals.

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Social Determinant ICD-10 Codes Can Be Assigned Based on Non-physician Documentation

The American Hospital Association recently reaffirmed that providers can assign social determinant codes in ICD-10-CM based on documentation from any member of the care team, including non-physicians such as social workers, case managers, nurses, and other allied staff.

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Psychologist’s License Suspended for Failure to Protect Patients’ Mental Health Information

A New Jersey clinical psychologist has been ordered to pay fines, a portion of investigative costs, and have his license temporarily suspended for failure to protect his patients’ diagnosis and treatment details in legal filings.

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You and Your Records: Know Your Rights
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You and Your Records: Know Your Rights

Learn how HIM helps play a role in connecting patients to their data.

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Hospitals Looking to Implement ‘Mission Control’ Centers Powered by Data Analytics

Data analytics is at the center of one health system’s plan to create a “mission control” center with a “Wall of Analytics” to help improve service and outcomes at all the hospitals it manages.

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