Utah Nurse in Viral Video Complies with HIPAA Policies, Faces Arrest

Outrage has followed the release of a video that appears to show a Utah nurse being arrested and roughly removed from her hospital’s burn unit for refusing—legally—to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.

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ONC Head Donald Rucker Offers Preview of Upcoming AHIMA Convention Keynote Address

Rucker emphasized that ONC will follow the direction set by the new Trump administration, HHS Secretary Tom Price, and Congress.

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Life as New Graduate: 8 Things to Know
Sep13

Life as New Graduate: 8 Things to Know

When I first emerged from school into my life as a new graduate, I had no idea that there was still so much I had to learn.

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AHIMA World Congress Hosts First Ever Middle East Healthcare Information Summit
Sep13

AHIMA World Congress Hosts First Ever Middle East Healthcare Information Summit

As a number of Middle Eastern countries like the United Arab Emirates transition from a single payer system to one that’s privatized with multiple payers, coding systems are increasingly being used for reimbursement there.

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First Responders’ Mobile Tech to Get Cybersecurity Upgrade

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate is working to significantly enhance cybersecurity for the mobile device-based sensor networks used by first responders.

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