MACRA: Pick Your Own Pace… Just Do It Quickly!
The majority of providers thought they could breathe easy after the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, or MACRA, legislation was finalized last October. Their prayers had been answered; quality reporting programs had been eliminated and the...Read this article
Ransomware Incidents May Be a Reportable HIPAA Breach
In the wake of several high profile healthcare ransomware incidents, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has released guidance on the expectations for covered entities. Ransomware is a sophisticated piece of malware designed...Read this article
What is the Price to be Meaningful Use Compliant?
No, I am not talking about actual numbers in dollars and cents, I am referring to the opportunity cost EHR vendors are being forced to pay. These federal regulations may be costing the healthcare industry EHR innovation. Innovation can be defined as...Read this article