AHIMA, IHE Seeking Public Comment on Patient Registration White Paper

The processes outlined in this white paper contribute to the growing body of work in developing standards for HIM practices.

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HHS Task Force Report Highlights ‘Urgent Challenge’ of Healthcare Cybersecurity
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HHS Task Force Report Highlights ‘Urgent Challenge’ of Healthcare Cybersecurity

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.

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Terminated Employee Breached at Least 600 Patient Records

An employee at Trios Health in Washington was terminated after the organization discovered they had inappropriately accessed at least 600 patients’ medical records inappropriately

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Comey: FBI, Hospitals Stronger Together Against Cyberthreats

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.

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Report: MACRA Poses Opportunity, Significant Challenges to Oncology Practices

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.

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