“Promoting Interoperability” Rule Finalized By CMS
On August 2nd, The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) finalized rules that will further promote interoperability through the MyHealthEdata initiative and the CMS Patients Over Paperwork initiative. These new rules hope to empower patients by providing better access to pricing data, increasing patient access to their health data and allowing providers more time dealing with patients instead of paperwork.
Choosing An EHR System: Cloud Vs. On Premise
With no shortage in options when choosing an EHR system, one new decision that comes into play is the desired type of EHR architecture. For cloud EHR, one can choose between a public cloud, private cloud or a hybrid cloud, all offering different levels of storage capability, accessibility and price points. In contrast, on premise EHR systems are hosted locally and require IT professionals to oversee and maintain hardware and software. The real question is, will cloud based EHR’s take over as companies look to save money?
Top 10 Best Practices For Cybersecurity In The Healthcare Industry
The best way to avoid a cybersecurity attack? Have preventative practices in place to be prepared for anything. The key is to always be a step ahead of attackers, and this list of the top 10 lessons the CISO Dan Bowden has learned in his IT career is a great place for anyone in the healthcare industry to start.