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.
An employee at Trios Health in Washington was terminated after the organization discovered they had inappropriately accessed at least 600 patients’ medical records inappropriately
With healthcare entities increasingly under cyber-siege on multiple fronts, cybersecurity has already emerged as a main area of focus for 2017. As the list of malicious actors continues to grow, the FBI is looking to build stronger relationships with providers to improve their cybersecurity threat response.
The implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) may have an unexpected consequence for many oncology practices, according to a study from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.