Monthly Archives: October 2015

Two-factor authentication – pros and cons

What is two-factor authentication?  Two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to transactions, both online and offline.  When you login using a username and password, that’s considered single-factor authentication.  When you swipe your credit card and don’t have to … Continue reading

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Raise a banana to the ICD-10 pioneers

I’ve got a new hobby — collecting ICD-10 codes. Okay, it’s more than a hobby; I’ve gotten a little obsessed with it lately. There have been a lot of complaints about the complexity and number of different codes but I … Continue reading

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Interoperability: Feds force everyone to play nicely in the sandbox

There’s usually a “buzz” at conferences around whatever the top one or two trending hot topics are but it was lacking at AHIMA in New Orleans during the last days of September. NEMT CEO Linda Sullivan Certainly preoccupation with the … Continue reading

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Networking: A 15 minute call could save you …

This past week I had the pleasure of attending AHIMA’s Security and Privacy Institute.  I spent two days listening to amazing speakers talk about different areas of HIPAA and security in regard to protecting PHI. A side benefit, and one … Continue reading

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