Category: Healthcare Policy

HIPAA compliance

Posted on September 23, 2019 by John Deutsch

A ProPublica investigation found that a number of commonly-used PACS (picture archiving and communications systems) software programs left the medical imaging results and health records of millions of people unprotected…Read more

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Posted on November 26, 2018 by Marina Komarovsky, MS, MPH

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed by Congress in 1990 to prevent discrimination against people with disabilities as employees and recipients of services. Now, the public and legal…Read more

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Posted on March 09, 2017 by Michael Scranton

In a recent PwC report on the top healthcare issues for 2017, unsurprisingly, the impact of MACRA on value-based payment models made the list. Many provider networks have taken the…Read more


Posted on February 24, 2017 by Marina Komarovsky, MS, MPH

Curious about the MACRA law and how it affects you? MACRA established the Quality Payment Program, designed to change how physicians are paid for care provided to Medicare beneficiaries. The…Read more

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Posted on January 18, 2017 by Michael Scranton

CMS has reported that 2,579 hospitals will be affected by downward payment adjustments in 2017 due to penalties associated with the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). That translates to an…Read more

hipaa compliant emailing

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Gretchen Kalthoff

Email marketing is a great way to stay in touch with your patients. One study found that the average office worker spends around 3.1 hours per day reading and answering…Read more

web hosting backup security

Posted on March 18, 2016 by Gretchen Kalthoff

While there are plenty of “general” hosting options available for your healthcare website, selecting a company that specializes in medical web hosting will ensure that all of your organization’s needs…Read more

web hosting

Posted on March 04, 2016 by Gretchen Kalthoff

When you’re looking for a company to build and/or host your medical website, it is a good idea to select a company that specializes in healthcare web hosting to ensure…Read more

hipaa compliance

Posted on March 01, 2016 by Gretchen Kalthoff

When it comes to web hosting, it is crucial that you select a web hosting company that not only ensures your healthcare organization’s website is HIPAA compliant and 100% secure,…Read more

Posted on February 10, 2016 by Gretchen Kalthoff

If you are considering a medical app for your organization, understanding data security and how HIPAA applies to healthcare web development is critical. In most cases, a medical app will…Read more

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