HIE During a Natural Disaster
Sep19

HIE During a Natural Disaster

In a state of imminent natural disaster where patients must be evacuated quickly, health information exchange seems the obvious choice for sharing health information between evacuating and receiving facilities. But not all facilities necessarily belong to the same HIE.

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Why All Healthcare Professionals Need to Learn Data Analytics
Sep19

Why All Healthcare Professionals Need to Learn Data Analytics

Why is it important for all healthcare professionals to learn data analytics, not just health information management professionals?

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FY 2019 ICD-10 Code Changes Overview
Sep12

FY 2019 ICD-10 Code Changes Overview

Although there are not many changes this year compared with previous years, a few of the changes are very interesting.

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Are We Ready to Treat Patient-Generated Health Data?
Sep06

Are We Ready to Treat Patient-Generated Health Data?

PGHD—gathered using digital health tools such as online questionnaires, personal health records, mobile apps, wearables, and connected medical devices—can help patients become more engaged in their own care or even take back their lives.

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What Might be the Consequence of a HIPAA Violation?
Sep05

What Might be the Consequence of a HIPAA Violation?

Violations of HIPAA cannot be prosecuted by individuals but, depending on the jurisdiction, individuals can seek monetary awards based on loss of privacy.

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Facial Recognition Enters into Healthcare
Sep04

Facial Recognition Enters into Healthcare

Facial recognition applications continue to expand into different aspects of our lives. There are numerous applications being developed for use in healthcare using facial recognition.

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