Birmingham Medical News

Transitioning to a New EHR

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

“I don’t know that sales people are really mentioning this problem upfront,” says Ryan McGinty with Oceris, makers of FlexMedical electronic health record (E.... Read More

Regional Care Organizations on Track to Take Over Medicaid

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

In January, Alabama Medicaid named eleven organizations as probationary Regional Care Organizations (RCOs). By October of next year, the plan is for these nonprofit RCOs to ma.... Read More

UAB Lab Studies Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

Institute of Medicine Announces New Name for CFS In California, patients wait up to five years for initial appointments at a Stanford clinic that caters to chronic fatigue sy.... Read More

Preventing Breaches with Hardware Firewalls

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

On the Health and Human Services website, a section posts every healthcare organization since 2009 whose patient data covering 500 or more individuals has been breached. Each.... Read More

Easy Ways to Violate HIPAA

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

"Compliance with HIPAA and HITECH is not about whether your IT is working, but if your patient data is at risk. It's kind of an invisible issue,"  "Unless you know what y.... Read More
November 2023 Cover

November 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:36 am by kbarrettalley

Your November 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!