Children's Hospital of New Orleans chooses Vocera and more digital health deals
Children ’s Hospital of New Orleans, a 247-bed medical center, has deployed Vocera’s hospital communications system, which allows doctors and nurses to communicate via secure texting on Vocera’s HIPAA-compliant mobile app. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 15, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Facing the Medical Licensing Board
A Deputy Attorney General shares experiences and offers advice for physicians who face a Medial Licensing Board. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - August 15, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Michael Sacopulos, JD Tags: Blog Healthcare Careers HIPAA Law & Malpractice Source Type: news

Health Information Data Sharing: HIPAA Facts and Fallacies
August 30, 2017 1:00-2:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

5 questions about HIPAA ’s double whammy - ransomware and health care data
What is worse than having an intruder invade your computer system and maliciously encrypt your patient ’s health care records rendering them completely inaccessible to you on your own system? And then spending thousands of dollars and hundreds of man-hours to respond to the attack and recover your data, only to have to defend yourself again from an enforcement action under the Health Insurance Por tability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Lisa Pierce Reisz Source Type: news

5 questions about HIPAA ’s double whammy - ransomware and health care data
What is worse than having an intruder invade your computer system and maliciously encrypt your patient ’s health care records rendering them completely inaccessible to you on your own system? And then spending thousands of dollars and hundreds of man-hours to respond to the attack and recover your data, only to have to defend yourself again from an enforcement action under the Health Insurance Por tability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 1, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lisa Pierce Reisz Source Type: news

Columbia Care Delivers Medical Marijuana and HIPAA-Compliant Pharmacy Chats to New York
It ' s like calling " the guy, " but now it ' s a legal video chat with a pharmacist to order weed and have it delivered in an unmarked car. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

HIPAA-Compliant Online Chats For Medical Marijuana Come to New York -- Deliveries Too
It ' s like calling " the guy, " but now it ' s a legal video chat with a pharmacist to order weed and have it delivered in an unmarked car. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julie Weed, Contributor Source Type: news

HIPAA Breach Reporting Tool (HBRT)
The HRBT makes available to the public information that entities covered by the HIPAA report to OCR when they are involved in breaches of unsecured protected health information of 500 or more individuals. The tool includes: the name of the entity; state it is located in; number of individuals affected by the breach; date of the breach; type of breach; and location of the breached information. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Curve Dental and NexHealth are working together to strengthen your practice!
NexHealth is a HIPAA-certified, patient relationship management suite that nicely compliments Curve Hero. You can retain and delight more patients with automated email/SMS recall messages and appointment reminders, one-tap appointment scheduling, digital wait-list management, and other patient-pleasing features.To learn more, give NexHealth a call at888-397-6399 or send them a message athello@nexhealth.com. I asked NexHealth for a savings specifically for Curve Dental customers and they were happy to oblige.Just mention this email and you ' ll receive a 10% discount on your NexHealth subscription. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 26, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, Pulsara
Bozeman, MT – Pulsara announced today that the company has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. Pulsara was recognized as a finalist in the category of Digital/Mobile Health Solutions. Pulsara was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry leading product, the Pulsara Prehospital Alerting Package. Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of judges from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems.  The panel included Terry Booker, VP Corporate and Business Development, Indepen...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - July 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Pulsara Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition Program Announces Finalists, Pulsara
Bozeman, MT – Pulsara announced today that the company has been selected as a finalist in this year’s Fierce Innovation Awards:  Healthcare Edition 2017, an awards program from the publisher of FierceHealthcare. Pulsara was recognized as a finalist in the category of Digital/Mobile Health Solutions. Pulsara was selected as a finalist for its innovative, industry leading product, the Pulsara Prehospital Alerting Package. Finalists were selected by a distinguished panel of judges from renowned U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems.  The panel included Terry Booker, VP Corporate and Business Development, Indepen...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 26, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Pulsara Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

HIPAA & HITECH Compliance for CBO-Healthcare Partnerships
August 16, 2017 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Patient Request Model Form
AHIMA has developed a model Patient Request for Health Information form to assist patients and providers in understanding and complying with patients " individual right of access " to their information as required by HIPAA. This model form is written at an 8th grade reading level to assist patients and can be used and customized by providers and organizations to capture patient request information. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

emsCharts Announces NEMSIS 3 Certification in South Carolina
Pittsburgh, PA – emsCharts, a leader in Electronic Patient Care Records (ePCR) and Fire Reporting for public safety professionals, is now approved for NEMSIS 3.3.4 submission within the State of South Carolina, ahead of the August 1st deadline. emsCharts has received the following approval from the South Carolina EMS Performance Improvement Center: “emsCharts is approved to begin submitting live version 3.3.4 data to the state of South Carolina.”   emsCharts, a subsidiary of Golden Hour, has been a national leader in NEMSIS compliance for the past 10-years. As documented on the NEMSIS website, emsCharts helped l...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - July 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: GoldenHour Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

emsCharts Announces NEMSIS 3 Certification in South Carolina
Pittsburgh, PA – emsCharts, a leader in Electronic Patient Care Records (ePCR) and Fire Reporting for public safety professionals, is now approved for NEMSIS 3.3.4 submission within the State of South Carolina, ahead of the August 1st deadline. emsCharts has received the following approval from the South Carolina EMS Performance Improvement Center: “emsCharts is approved to begin submitting live version 3.3.4 data to the state of South Carolina.”   emsCharts, a subsidiary of Golden Hour, has been a national leader in NEMSIS compliance for the past 10-years. As documented on the NEMSIS website, emsCharts helped l...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 20, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: GoldenHour Tags: Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news