Cancer Care Group, a radiation oncology practice in Indiana, paid $750,000 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act in connection with the theft of protected information from 55,000 current and former patients.
Improved patient experience is healthcare's objective, and addressing root causes that impact patient satisfaction scores is crucial to success.
Only 21 states are planning to switch their workers' compensation claims to ICD-10 coding on Oct. 1. Four more have regulations in the works.
Starting next week, providers in the Lone Star State will be able to receive reimbursement for conducting telemedicine visits with Medicaid-enrolled children while they're in school.
As providers around the country brace for the Oct. 1 conversion to ICD-10 diagnostic and procedural codes, the CMS is reporting positive results from the final round of end-to-end testing of the Medicare claims processing system.
Malware and botnets were the external attack vectors most commonly cited as breaching security at health plans and provider organizations.
CVS Health will look to American Well, Doctor on Demand and Teledoc to expand telehealth services beyond the confines of its drugstores and MinuteClinics.
Inovalon, a publicly traded healthcare analytics company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire healthcare consulting firm Avalere Health.
Online privacy advocate Justin Brookman will join the Federal Trade Commission as policy director in its new Office of Technology Research and Investigation, he announced on Twitter Monday.
Cleveland Clinic spinoff Explorys collects and organizes data from hundreds of sources and gives providers and researchers tools and applications that allow them to comb through the data to identify patient risk factors, track outcomes and evaluate treatment success.
Regarding the recent article “Meaningful use of EHRs by doctors fell in 2014” (ModernHealthcare.com, Aug. 12), it is astounding that the CMS would expect Medicare patients, who often have five or more physicians, to log in with each of their doctors on different websites with different...
A proposed federal regulation favoring modular electronic health-record systems is changing the way vendors certify and market their software to providers striving to meet the requirements of the government's EHR incentive program.