As announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) on December 6, Stage 2 of Meaningful Use will be extended for an additional year. Stage 3 of the government EHR Incentive Program...Continue
After spending only a few hours in San Diego at the FutureMed Conference, there was a palpable distaste for the status quo of our nation’s healthcare. Still, an optimistic crowd of 400 kept sights toward the future, because many technologies in the pipeline have a...Continue
Doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals go to great lengths to be trained in diagnosis, treatment and care coordination. It takes years to master the knowledge and hone the skills required to carry out these professional duties.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule gives patients the right to receive a listing, known as an accounting of disclosure, of their information that is disclosed to others by their physician.