HHS Opens Cybersecurity and Communications Office

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is under the gun to protect itself from cybersecurity threats, which have threatened the healthcare records of millions of people in the last several years. In response to this ongoing problem, HHS is opening the Health Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.

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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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Researchers Discuss Three Problems, Solutions for Patient Matching

Implementing sound health IT practices can help reduce patient matching errors, but getting a good program off the ground requires buy-in from healthcare executives and stakeholders throughout an organization, according to presenters at an ECRI Institute and the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety webinar on Thursday.

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AHIMA Urges Congress to Maintain Health IT Initiatives Funding in 21st Century Cures Act
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AHIMA Urges Congress to Maintain Health IT Initiatives Funding in 21st Century Cures Act

AHIMA has sent a letter urging Congress to continue to fund critical health IT initiatives that were advanced last year with the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.

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AHIMA CEO Named Among Most Powerful Women in Health IT

For the second year in a row, AHIMA CEO Lynne Thomas Gordon, MBA, RHIA, FACHE, CAE, FAHIMA, has been named one of Health Data Management’s Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT.

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