Cosgrove Predicts Voice Recognition Will Ease EHR Frustration for Physicians

Former Cleveland Clinic president and CEO Delos “Toby” Cosgrove, who is advising Google as it seeks to enter the healthcare technology industry, envisions a future in which a doctor’s face-to-face conversation with a patient could provide all the information an EHR needs to document that patient’s encounter.

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AHIMA Extends Deadline to Submit Abstracts for AHIMA19 Conference

AHIMA has extended the deadline for individuals interested in presenting at AHIMA19: Health Data and Information Conference, which was formerly known as the AHIMA Convention and Exhibit.

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The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance for internet- and network-connected medical devices in response to cybersecurity concerns, updating previous guidance published in 2014.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