Report Determines Top Three EHR Optimization Practices

Education, personalization, and culture are the three keys to successful electronic health record (EHR) optimization, according to a recent report from KLAS.

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EHR Vendor Faces Massive Class Action Lawsuit, Settles in False Claims Act Case

A widely used EHR vendor is facing a class action lawsuit worth almost $1 billion in damages, in addition to allegations that its EHR does not meet “meaningful use” EHR incentive Program guidelines.

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OCR Releases Updated Guidance on Sharing Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Records

The new guidance allows providers to use their own judgment when it comes to sharing information about a patient’s mental health status with friends and family if the intention is to prevent further harm.

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VA Has Spent Over $1 Billion on EHR Efforts

The Department of Veterans Affairs has spent over $1.1 billion on 138 contractors between 2011 and 2016 in the quest to modernize its EHR system, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

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FCC Repeals Net Neutrality Regulations Despite Healthcare Industry Concerns

Healthcare industry stakeholders are voicing concern regarding the FCC’s repeal of “net neutrality” regulations, noting that smaller organizations and vendors may not be able to compete with larger entities.

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AHIMA Releases Cybersecurity Action Plan as Survey Reveals Increasing Rates of Cyberattacks
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AHIMA Releases Cybersecurity Action Plan as Survey Reveals Increasing Rates of Cyberattacks

According to results of a startling new survey, four in five doctors (or 83 percent) have experienced a cyberattack of some kind.

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