News & Analysis

August 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

Social networking and its related communication ­vehicles pose significant privacy and security challenges for healthcare organizations, says Chris Apgar, CISSP.

August 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

A long-awaited notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) required by HITECH for accounting of disclosures includes some anticipated changes and some surprises.

August 1, 2011
Briefings on HIPAA

Just three weeks before a devastating tornado roared through Joplin, MO, St. John's Regional Medical Center transitioned to an electronic health record (EHR) system that it credits with aiding its disaster recovery.

July 1, 2011
HIM Briefings

2011 HIM Director and Manager Salary Survey Report

July 1, 2011
HIM Briefings

A Minute for the Medical Staff, July 2011

July 1, 2011
Case Management Monthly

From the Important Message from Medicare to the discharge instructions, case managers juggle a myriad of forms throughout a patient stay. CMS added another form to the list when it implemented the face-to-face encounter requirement for home health referrals.

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