From Paper to Paperless

As electronic health records are becoming the norm for clinical settings such as hospitals, there are still many that are in transition. Paper communication still occurs while health care professional adjust to the digital methods of data basing. Types of issues to consider during this transition are the security requirements and strict privacy policies of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the more recent Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.

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EHR Incentive Programs: 2015 through 2017 (Modified Stage 2) Overview

 

CMS recently released a final rule that specifies criteria that eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals, and critical access hospitals (CAHs) must meet in order to continue to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs.

CMS Meaningful Use Glitch Might be Costly for Physicians

A technical glitch in the reporting system of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services meaningful use (MU) program could be costly for physicians.

A CMS rule, published Aug. 29, let Electronic Heath Records (EHR) users show compliance with the meaningful use program using older forms of software technology, provided they comply  by Oct.

Understanding and Preventing Medical Data Breaches

Understanding and Preventing Medical Data Breaches

In today’s digital age, healthcare providers face an ever-growing threat: the medical data breach. With sensitive patient information at stake, it’s crucial for healthcare organizations to stay vigilant and proactive. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into what medical data breaches are, explore notable incidents, discuss legal frameworks,

Electronic Medical Software

Microwize Technology has been helping facilities adapt to new developments since 1997, and its expert consultation and installation can bring practitioners into a new era of technology.