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Washington Health IT Community Underserving Washington Critical Access Hospitals

September 27, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog, Uncategorized

The ONC is really pushing for Critical Access Hospital to attest for Meaningful Use.  It makes a lot of sense.  CAH’s are very small hospitals located in rural areas, and have significant portions of patients that use Medicaid or Medicare, which is required to get significant Meaningful Use incentive money. Critical Access Hospitals are underserved …

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6 Tips for Preventing Insider Threats

September 13, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog, News

The recent University of Miami ePHI breach illustrates the importance of implementing and tracking strong administrative safeguards within a medical practice. In a letter sent to individuals affected by the breach, the University of Miami revealed that two hospital employees were ‘inappropriately accessing patient information’, and may have been selling ePHI that included health plan …

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Which Health IT Solutions does the Government use?

September 6, 2012  |  by benw  |  Blog

As the election ramps up, we’re all expecting increasing political tension in America. However, while the two candidates may disagree on many things, they definitely have a shared perspective of two groups: Olympic athletes and US soldiers. As national icons, these groups do incredibly demanding jobs, perform at their peak human capacity, and are inspirational …

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