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Relationship Between Hitech, Hipaa, And Electronic Health Or Medical Records

HIPAA and HITECH lay out strict standards governing information security and privacy of patient information. While HIPAA/HITECH may be a boon to the security of healthcare information, they also throw up a number of challenges like high costs, tracking regulatory changes, extensive documentation and several others. HITECH is the Health Information Technology for Economic and … Relationship Between Hitech, Hipaa, And Electronic Health Or Medical Records Read More » ...

Is Dropbox Hipaa Compliant?

Dropbox is a popular file hosting service used by many organizations to share files, but what about protected health information? Is Dropbox HIPAA compliant?   There is no software or file sharing systems that can be classified completely HIPAA compliant as it depends on how the software or platform is used and the individuals using … Is Dropbox Hipaa Compliant? Read More » ...

Outsourcing Your Credentialing Services

Healthcare facilities exist to administer medical care to their patients. While infection prevention, cures, disease management, operating room efficiency have advanced more so than any other time in history, the roadblocks to running a successful medical practice have actually increased in size.   Every medical practice, is continually faced with a constant daily barrage of … Outsourcing Your Credentialing Services Read More » ...

Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service For Your Podiatry Practice

When you’re seriously looking at cost-effective and revenue-maximizing medical billing services for your podiatry practice, the right medical billing services can help you maximize claims payments and keep your practice compliant. What you want is a medical billing service tailor-made for a podiatry practice like yours. A company like RevPro Healthcare Services, for instance, can … Tips For Choosing A Medical Billing Service For Your Podiatry Practice Read More » ...

Massive Increase In Exposed Healthcare Records

Even with the HIPAA Security Rule, a massive increase in exposed health records has been reported in the 2019 Breach Barometer Report. That is not good news for the health care industry.   One of the main purposes of the HIPAA Security Rule is to make sure that electronic protected health information (“EPHI”) is secured … Massive Increase In Exposed Healthcare Records Read More » ...

Why You Should Outsource Your Medical Billing Services

Did you know that many of the chief financial officers (CFOs) involved in the 2018 CFO Outlook Performance Management Trends and Priorities in Healthcare listed cost reduction as their no. 1 priority? How Outsourcing Your Medical Billing Service Can Help Your Practice Outsourcing your medical billing services can bring benefits to your medical practice such … Why You Should Outsource Your Medical Billing Services Read More » ...

Saving Money In Healthcare Using Speech Recognition Software – Dragon Medical

Most people usually think of data in abstract terms. In other words, as a set of numbers or similar digital information and doctors are no exception.   However, modern-day voice recognition technology has helped increase the efficiency of the health care industry. Furthermore, it has also managed to accrue certain, highly visible financial benefits for … Saving Money In Healthcare Using Speech Recognition Software – Dragon Medical Read More » ...

Hipaa Physical Security Safeguards

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has called the HIPAA physical security safeguards for electronic protected health information (ePHI), an “often overlooked” element of the HIPAA Security Rule. There is a common trend among health care professionals to favor cybersecurity safeguards over HIPAA physical security measures, which is … Hipaa Physical Security Safeguards Read More » ...

Medical Billing: Taking Control Of Accounts Receivable

Managing and maintaining Accounts Receivable is not always uncomplicated, but it is one of the most important and necessary aspects of medical billing. Accounts Receivable (A/R), which fundamentally is referring to charges still awaiting payment for services rendered. It is essential that everyone on the medical billing team understand what A/R means for the practice. … Medical Billing: Taking Control Of Accounts Receivable Read More » ...

Medical Bill Services Just Make Sense

Medical billing services are imperative, and if you are like most physicians who run a medical practice, you understand how important medical billing services are to your business. Patient care is the priority of every hospital, medical or dental practice, but could be comprised if you are doing your medical billing in house.   Medical … Medical Bill Services Just Make Sense Read More » ...
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