Monthly Archives: May 2015

Don’t mix employee data with PHI

Recently, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) judge ruled that there were no grounds for the termination of an employee who was fired for accessing coworker information from the facility’s medical records system. The facility stated that the termination was … Continue reading

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Will ICD-10 ever be implemented? And if so, when?

Two new bills have recently been introduced to either delay or entirely eliminate the implementation of ICD-10. Congresswoman Diane Black, a Tennessee Republican, introduced a House bill last week calling for an ICD-10 transition period. The gist of the bill, … Continue reading

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Share and share alike

Have you ever wanted to share videos, pictures or other files with friends or coworkers just to find out that they were too big to attach to email? Or have you tried to send a file only to find out … Continue reading

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Outside-the-box thinking cures health costs

I’ve been hearing a lot recently about the rising use of tablets in healthcare. You’ve probably heard of this concept too – instead of driving to your doctor’s office, you set up a Skype call where you can describe your … Continue reading

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