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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Slideshow: Getting Acclimated with FY 2018 Code Updates
Oct01

Slideshow: Getting Acclimated with FY 2018 Code Updates

This slideshow highlights some of the most noteworthy guideline and coding changes in the CMS 2018 ICD-10-CM/PCS updates. These changes impact visits and discharges beginning October 1, 2017.

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Telehealth Blooms in Disaster Zones

Telehealth advocates and healthcare providers credit the technology for helping to provide much needed services to people living in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.

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AHIMA Expands Footprint Worldwide and on the Convention Floor
Sep28

AHIMA Expands Footprint Worldwide and on the Convention Floor

The AHIMA World Congress will have a strong presence at the 89th Annual AHIMA Convention and Exhibit, featuring an enlarged international themed session track and its own dedicated lounge in the Exhibit Hall

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Utah Nurse in Viral Video Complies with HIPAA Policies, Faces Arrest

Outrage has followed the release of a video that appears to show a Utah nurse being arrested and roughly removed from her hospital’s burn unit for refusing—legally—to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.

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