Tag Archives: State

Why interoperability matters to the current and future state of healthcare

In the modern world of healthcare, it’s critical for technology to be interoperable. Different EHR systems must have the ability to exchange information between providers. Offering better workflows, improved clarity, and better patient care, true interoperability between systems, however, remains elusive. Fundamentally, interoperability delivers the opportunity for better care coordination and lower healthcare costs. The… Read More »

World Habitat Day 2019: Date, Significance and Theme of the Day to Reflect the State of Human Settlements

World Habitat Day 2019 (Photo Credits: Un.org) Every year, first Monday of October is celebrated as World Habitat Day. The purpose of this day is to reflect on the state of human settlements and the basic right to sufficient shelter. WHD also intends to remind the people that they are responsible to shape the future… Read More »

How state AGs are ramping up general HIPAA enforcement

· New York’s state attorney general has increased its enforcement actions in recent years. These include:· University of Rochester Medical Center, $ 15,000 fine for insufficiently training nurse practitioner who shared patient information (2015)· CoPilot Support Services, $ 130,000, for permitting unauthorized access to health records of 220,000 residents (2017)· Aetna, $ 1.15 million, for… Read More »

U.S. records 33 new measles cases, mostly in New York State

FILE PHOTO: A vial of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine at the International Community Health Services clinic in Seattle, Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson (Reuters) – Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the United States last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday, bringing… Read More »