Birmingham Medical News

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

Digital Hospital Boosting Medical Office Rental Rates Citywide

Jun 09, 2015 at 03:16 pm by steve

“At this time, $23 per square foot feels like you’re getting a deal in medical office space. But three years ago, $20 was a great deal,” says Rich Campbell o.... Read More

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