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HIPAA Compliant Data Protection in the Cloud

HIPAA Compliant Data Protection in the Cloud

HIPAA compliance is a crucial prerequisite for any company remotely dealing with any healthcare information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was signed into law under the Clinton Administration in order to ensure the privacy and security of medical information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule dictates the usage of Protected Health Information …continue reading

EHR Interoperability Continues Moving Forward

EHR Interoperability Continues Moving Forward

Efficient healthcare requires widespread and effective communication among primary care providers for sensitive personal health information in order to properly and successfully perform their functions. Along with the need to make this information readily available, there is a need to protect information from unpermitted access. This is where the concept of interoperability of healthcare data …continue reading

e-Prescription Market Growing Rapidly

e-Prescription Market Growing Rapidly

E-prescribing systems allow healthcare professionals to submit and receive prescriptions electronically either through standalone e-prescribing software or modules integrated with electronic health record software. E-prescriptions help reduce medication errors and improve quality and efficiency of patient care by: Actively promoting appropriate drug usage Providing information to providers and dispensers about formulary-based drug coverage Speeding up the …continue reading

PrognoCIS EHR Best Supported with 8×8’s Virtual Contact Center

Bizmatics Inc. announced that it has re-engineered their support systems for its Electronic Medical Record (EHR) software, PrognoCIS, by deploying 8×8’s Virtual Contact Center (VCC) solution. Bizmatics strengthened its commitment to provide more efficient and enhanced EHR software support to its customers, by investing in 8×8’s cloud solution with feature-rich call management and tracking that will benefit …continue reading

OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels Makes Strides in HIPAA Enforcement

OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels Makes Strides in HIPAA Enforcement

HIPAA compliance is an essential part of health care practice. In an effort to support the success of our providers, we offer the following educational content produced by Compliancy Group regarding the 2016 Phase Two HIPAA Audits. This guest post also features OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels, a leading female figure in the healthcare industry, in honor of Women’s History Month. In June of 2015, the …continue reading

PrognoCIS EHR e-News | Fall into HHS Cash, Interoperability Summit, Improving EHR Support

Welcome Today’s issue of the PrognoCIS members-only newsletter brings: Important industry news about the progress of health IT The latest advancements in PrognoCIS support A survey on your interest in attending PrognoCIS events In the coming weeks, we will also be officially moving our website to prognocis.com instead of bizmaticsinc.com, so keep an eye out! …continue reading

Imagine a World Without Electronic Health Records

Imagine a World Without Electronic Health Records

Imagine transitioning back to the world of paper charting, an electronic health records re-boot…nobody wants to do it. Although there are a few medical clinics that have not yet found their first EHR, many physicians have begun shopping for their second or third replacement EHR, still seeking a platform to fit their expectations and needs. Years ago, …continue reading

ONC Will Provide Details on 2015 EHR Certification Criteria

ONC Will Provide Details on 2015 EHR Certification Criteria

The 2015 Health IT Certification Criteria was finalized two weeks ago, along with the Meaningful Use Stage 3 final rules and Stage 2 modifications. On October 16th, the final rules were officially published in the Federal Register, and now, in order to fully and effectively implement the final rules, the Office of the National Coordinator …continue reading