The protected health information (PHI) of more than 16,000 individuals was breached after hackers gained access to data from a Maryland-based clinic group as part of a phishing scam. Chase Brexton Health, a group of medical and behavioral health clinics based in the Baltimore area, reported the breach to the Office for Civil Rights on … Continued
The agreement would guarantee payment of “cost-sharing reduction” subsidies for low-income policy holders. It would also restore $110 million in “outreach funding” cut by the Trump administration last week.
Patient matching can be complicated by the presence of duplicate medical records and incorrectly merged medical records. These mismatched records can have serious consequences such as inappropriate patient care and costlier patient care.
New physician scheduling platform aims to help consumers shop for doctors on price, quality, and availability.
The EHRs have limited capability to record information on patients’ cancer history, and clinicians are not provided with actionable recommendations for follow-up care.
Created by the ACA in 2010, teaching health centers serve areas with large unmet medical needs.
Harrington’s workforce will undergo additional training in de-escalation techniques and defensive tactics, and public safety officers will be armed with batons, foam-based pepper spray, and handcuffs.
What matters most is not the number of high-level centers, but the degrees of coordination across the area’s medical network, including the first responders.
The fund aims to provide financial help to hospital employees in Puerto Rico who have experienced significant property loss or damage from the recent hurricanes.
As the hurricane season continues to interrupt day-to-day normalcy for millions in and around the Caribbean, healthcare organizations in the affected areas—and elsewhere—should take steps to ensure that their linens remain safe for patient use.