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How to Establish a Successful Meaningful Use Program for your Healthcare Organization

Since the passage of the HITECH Act in 2009, there has been strong growth in health system adoption of EHR technology to meet the popular CMS Medicare and Medicaid Meaningful Use incentive program. As organizations continue to move through the first stage of Meaningful Use, It’s clear that the program

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Meaningful Use Risk Analysis Scope

Identifying the scope for Meaningful Use security risk analysis starts with understanding the flow of your electronic Protected Health Information.  According to HHS guidelines, the following personal information (18 identifiers), when combined with clinical data, becomes Protected Health Information (PHI), which is the scope of security risk

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Security Risk Analysis – Beyond satisfying HIPAA compliance requirement

A Security Risk Analysis may seem like just another compliance requirement, but it makes good business sense as well. Physician practices, clinics and small businesses that qualify as Business Associates under the new HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule are under tremendous pressure to meet very stringent compliance requirements as of September

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