Cybersecurity in healthcare is easier said than done. In this special report, FierceHealthIT examines what providers and payers currently are doing to prevent data breaches, as well as what they should be doing. We also speak to attorneys and patient advocates to gain a better understanding of the cybersecurity challenges that lie ahead. Full report
It seems as if finally--after three delays and endless back-and-forth arguments about merits, costs and complexities--the transition to ICD-10 will happen this October. To briefly recap:
First, the deadline was set for October 2011. Then this happened in January 2009
Then, the deadline was set for October 2013. Then this happened in February 2012
Then, the deadline was pushed back to October 2014. Then this came out of left field last spring
Will the fourth time be the charm? If last week's House Energy and Commerce's Health Subcommittee hearing on ICD-10 is any indication, the answer to that question should be an emphatic yes. Read more...
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