Monthly Archives: June 2015

GOP wins the Obamacare jackpot

The Supreme Court upheld Obamacare last week, handing a major win to Republicans. It’s not a typo. The biggest winner in the Affordable Care Act ruling was the Republican Party, which dodged a bullet and picked up a golden opportunity … Continue reading

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Listening to ALL the players

Back in the day, selling transcription services was a conversation that usually started and ended with the person who more often than not held the title of Medical Records Director. Enter HITECH in 2009, fast forward to 2015 and the … Continue reading

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Audit yourself before the government does

Last year, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) said it planned to audit 200 control entities and then follow up with 400 business associates in 2015. Officials there also said they had over 6,000 complaints last year. During an April … Continue reading

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Windows 10 is coming

Some of you have started seeing a popup concerning Windows 10.  Don’t panic.  Microsoft’s Marketing Machine (M3- I just made that up) is hard at work pushing the latest operating system upgrade, which is due to release on July 29, … Continue reading

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Report details problems, solutions for EHRs

Last week, the American Medical Informatics Association released a report on the problems and potential solutions for electronic health records. The AMIA has long been a leading supporter of EHRs but has recently turned its attention to studying the criticisms … Continue reading

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