Natural Language Processing: A Catalyst Driving Revenue Cycle Transformation
May01

Natural Language Processing: A Catalyst Driving Revenue Cycle Transformation

Natural language processing (NLP) is delivering on the promise of artificial intelligence in healthcare by providing significant value across clinical and administrative functions. This white paper examines the capabilities of clinically aware NLP and why it’s essential to revenue cycle transformation; five things to look for in an NLP solution; and vital areas where it’s currently showing significant impact.

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Beyond HIPAA: Examining Data Privacy Laws at the State Level
May01

Beyond HIPAA: Examining Data Privacy Laws at the State Level

Recent large-scale high-profile data breaches have increased consumer awareness of both the amount of personal data about them that is being collected and the ways in which that data is being used. This article will discuss the key features of some state legislation initiatives to address information currently beyond the scope of HIPAA.

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Blueprint for Excellence: How AHIMA Builds Its ‘Gold Standard’ Credentials
May01

Blueprint for Excellence: How AHIMA Builds Its ‘Gold Standard’ Credentials

HIM Credentials are only successful if they rest on a firm foundation of sound exam development and research.

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HHS Lowers Maximum Fines Set for HIPAA Violations

The US Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that it is capping the civil monetary penalties that can be assessed to covered entities, business associates, and health plans for HIPAA violations.

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New Medicare Part D Policies Aim to Tackle Opioid Abuse

In continuing efforts to address the opioid epidemic, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has introduced new Medicare Part D patient policies designed to curtail abuse while still preserving access for patients in need of pain management.

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