2013 was an exciting year for the healthcare industry! Many organizations have achieved Meaningful Use stage 1 and are now beginning to move toward meeting stage 2. While Meaningful Use stage 2 is even more robust that the previous stage, there are a few major aspects that can be easily addressed.
As organizations increase integration and strive to implement more robust electronic data capture, ensuring your organization has a comprehensive, streamlined and secure business continuity plan to address downtime has never been more important. With the passing of the HIPPA Final Rule access to critical data and the protection of this data is now mandated. Read here to learn more.
As we all dive into MU Stage 2, a shift in the evolution of data exchange can be seen throughout the industry with a variety of pathways for organizations to begin sharing SOC/CCD, more easily and cost effectively. This has never been more the case, than with the emergence of Direct Messaging protocols. However in order to comply, a Health Information Service Provider (HISP) needs to be in place. Are you covered?
These are only two of the many hurdles the healthcare community faces when… Continue