Electronic medical records (EMR) software is probably the furthest things from your mind when you’re watching football. You’re concerned with the NFL scores and the players and your favorite teams. After all this is your leisure time. You want to forget about the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical
HIPAA laws have been a thorn in the sides of health care providers since 1996. Then along came the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act or HITECH Act of 2009, which is shaking up the medical community by mandating the transition to electronic medical records software. The transition
The goal of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is to improving health while adhering to the requirements specified in Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act / HIPAA laws. Hurricane Sandy may exposure any deficiencies in complying with HIPAA laws and regulations. HIPAA laws have
Physician incentive programs are designed to reward physicians for behaviors that will promote patient safety and quality in healthcare. In the case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, quality of care and patient safety were issues as well. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the ultimate breach of the patient
What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act? The Symptoms: Health care costs are spiraling out of control in the United States. Without a corresponding increase in quality of medical care. The Plan: The HITECH Act is the current remedy for the ailing American medical and health care industry.