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Migrating medical records to the cloud heeds secure storage security concerns

Migrating medical records to the cloud heeds secure storage security concerns | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
The health care data tsunami, and an increase in breaches, lead IT managers to consider cloud storage security concerns.
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OMG! Does your doctor's Facebook status violate HIPAA? | Lexology

OMG! Does your doctor's Facebook status violate HIPAA? | Lexology | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
Recently, the Federation of State Medical Boards (Federation) released its Model Policy Guidelines for the Appropriate Use of Social Media and Social Networking in Medical Practice (Guidelines). (RT @iHealthBeat: OMG!
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MHA's Executive Briefing: CMS issues e-measure specs for 2014 EHR meaningful use

MHA's Executive Briefing: CMS issues e-measure specs for 2014 EHR meaningful use | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Oct. 26 released electronic specifications for the clinical quality measures that hospitals and eligible professionals must report for meaningful use of electronic health records beginning in 2014.
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Natural Disasters and Sharing PHI Under the HIPAA Rules

Natural Disasters and Sharing PHI Under the HIPAA Rules | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
How must providers care for patients, and yet maintain HIPAA patient confidentiality when faced with chaos and confusion?
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Automating the implantable device supply chain: What we have learned at McLeod Health - Community Blog

Automating the implantable device supply chain: What we have learned at McLeod Health - Community Blog | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it

Guest post by Dale Locklair, vice president, procurement & construction, McLeod Health

McLeod Health decided to take on a new challenge in February 2012 and take a leap forward in automating our supply chain processes.

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Center for Connected Health gets McKesson grant for mobile cancer program

Center for Connected Health gets McKesson grant for mobile cancer program | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it

Center for Connected Health gets McKesson grant for mobile cancer program http://t.co/iRIcnhSv

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How to simplify your healthcare social media life - FierceHealthIT

How to simplify your healthcare social media life - FierceHealthIT | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
In an October 15 letter, the American Medical Association (AMA) and more than 100 other medical societies and physicians’ organizations urged Congress to consider a permanent replacement for the Medicare physician payment system.
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HHS fraud squad digging into allegations of EHR overbilling

HHS fraud squad digging into allegations of EHR overbilling http://t.co/BO77HrxG #ehr #electronicbilling...
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Patient Portals Can Help Practices Communicate with Patients and Cut Costs

As doctors decide which IT solutions make the most sense for their practices, they might want to consider selecting an electronic health records (EHR) system that includes a patient portal. These p...
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Using EHR to engage patients as well as data - Community Blog

Using EHR to engage patients as well as data - Community Blog | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
Guest post by: Kirk Treasure, VP sales and marketing, Meditab Software Today's health care providers have the capability to use the data generated through the use of an electronic health record (EHR) system to dramatically improve both the delivery...
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Teenagers and Seniors Look to Social for Healthcare Answers | Business 2 Community

Teenagers and Seniors Look to Social for Healthcare Answers | Business 2 Community | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
When it comes to medical advice, “I do as much as I can to get it on their phones, because that is what they live and die for,” says Dr.
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Practice Challenges Evident At MGMA 12

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Practice sustainability, EHR adoption, and data transparency were all challenges shared at the MGMA conference this year. What advice did the...
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Complete Guide and Toolkit to Successful EHR Adoption - HIMSS

Complete Guide and Toolkit to Successful EHR Adoption - HIMSS | Health IT Matters | Scoop.it
HIMSS Buy Online eBooks on Healthcare Informatics, Easy-to-follow guide to successful EHR adoption! An EHR transformation touches virtually every aspect of a medical practice and brings about an entirely new way of thinking and managing a practice.
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