HIPPA security regulations
October 30, 2015

The Cost of Violating HIPPA Security Regulations

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Privacy and confidentiality of patient records was a big concern that troubled the healthcare industry until mid-1990s. But everything changed with the introduction of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996. The act which makes it mandatory for every healthcare player to maintain electronic electronically records also requires that every healthcare practices to set up certain technical, physical and administrative safeguards for electronic patient data, including cre

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Outsourcing chronic care management
October 28, 2015

The Benefits of Outsourcing Chronic Care Management

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Anthony Trollope, a 19th century novelist, interpreted the work of physicians this way: "Perhaps there is no career in which a man has to work harder for what he earns or do work without earning anything." What he said was before the advent of modern day healthcare system, but the import of his statement holds true even today. For instance, consider the case of modern day primary care physicians. They are the primary caregivers for 117 million Americans, suffering from all kinds of chronic disea

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Glitches in ICD-10 implementation
October 15, 2015

4 Glaring Glitches in ICD-10 Implementation

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The first two weeks of ICD-10 implementation has thrown up lot more questions than expected. Despite years of preparation, most healthcare practices are still lagging behind with regard to ICD-10 preparedness. Furthermore, sudden and unexpected glitches is making ICD-10 implementation anything but seamless. Experts apprehend that lot more glitches may emerge as we move into the third and fourth week of October. With this in mind let’s take a look at some of the most glaring disruptions that

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