In the wake of recent attacks, experts are warning that so far the healthcare industry has only dealt with “Ransomware 1.0”—and needs to be prepared for when “Ransomware 2.0” hits
With a high-volume workload staring down radiologists day after day, some hospitals are looking to lighten the load by outsourcing the work of examining medical imaging to computers running artificial intelligence and machine-learning algorithms.
Improvements to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System are needed to reduce administrative burden and increase emphasis on positive patient health outcomes, according to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.
The processes outlined in this white paper contribute to the growing body of work in developing standards for HIM practices.
In the report, the task force noted that the healthcare sector experienced more cyber incidents that resulted in data breaches than any other critical infrastructure sector.