Health Apps Fall Short on Privacy Protections, Patient Engagement

There are thousands of healthcare apps for consumer smartphone and tablet users, but a recent study found that fewer than half of available patient-facing health apps appear likely to help users.

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Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day
Apr06

Senator Leading 21st Century Cures Act Debate Speaks at AHIMA Hill Day

Creating a more interoperable healthcare system is one of the priorities of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee and a speaker at AHIMA’s Hill Day event in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.

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Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World
Apr04

Experts Explore Privacy Challenges in Today’s Technological World

From the smart phone to the patient portal and beyond, balancing privacy with patient access to health information is one of the industry’s hottest topics. Two experts explored the challenges of leading privacy in a world of new technology during Monday’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes
Apr04

CMS Official Offers Insight on Upcoming MACRA Changes

A new set of changes promises to transform the Medicare reimbursement landscape, and HIM has a role to play. That was the message of Robert Anthony, deputy director, quality measurement and value-based incentives group at the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), during his presentation Monday at AHIMA’s Advocacy Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC.

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April 2016
Apr01

April 2016

Patients’ rights to health records becoming increasingly complex

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