Millions of American consumers flocked to internet retail in the 2000s, as cloud services grew and web design blossomed. By the time the ACA was passed, a first generation of online HIXs had laid the IT groundwork.
MedAllies' CEO John Blair and CMO Holly Miller explain how the Direct protocol is laying the foundation for more efficient and safer transitions of care, beginning to transform the Hudson Valley into something of a patient-centered medical community.
In a pilot program, nurse care managers take the time that physicians don't have to understand what patients with chronic and multiple conditions need. The model could very well be a blueprint for others to follow.
No longer a pilot in any regard but name, the Nationwide Health Information Exchange is ready to enter a new phase as a non-federal, nonprofit entity enabling public-private interoperability and data exchange.
Moving toward a true open source approach with Connect, the Federal Health Architecture plans to hold an industry day to understand existing options. FHA director Lauren Thompson says the group is also working on a governance structure for its federal partners.
DriveSavers Data Recovery, the worldwide leader in data recovery services, announces today that the company is compliant with all forty-two data security standards outlined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Performed by Trusted Consulting Compliance (TrustCC), the evaluation of compliance was designed to measure the controls over DriveSavesrs data recovery processes as they are performed for customers with damaged media containing electronic protected health information. Damaged media from healthcare customers may contain sensitive electronic data such as: patients’ records, lab records, and medical transcripts for doctors, hospitals and/or clinics.