Leveraging Technology

Jan 5, 2018
The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s Threat Intelligence Committee today alerted the field to two newly identified cybersecurity vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre. Meltdown affects all major operating systems running on machines with Intel chips made during the…
Jan 5, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology today released for comment a draft trusted exchange framework for sharing health information across networks, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act. The proposed framework would…
Dec 7, 2017
The Food and Drug Administration today released for comment draft guidance clarifying what types of clinical and patient decision support software would no longer be regulated by the agency as a medical device under the 21st Century Cures Act. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., said the…
Dec 7, 2017
AHA responds to the Food and Drug Administrations request for information on regulatory flexibilities and efficiencies.
Dec 6, 2017
The latest audiocast on cybersecurity from the AHA examines cyber liability insurance coverage. AHA Assistant General Counsel Lawrence Hughes is joined by Jan Larson, partner at the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm of Jenner & Block, LLP, to discuss evaluating the need for such…
Nov 27, 2017
Critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for a hardship exception to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not…
Nov 14, 2017
Critical access hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for a hardship exception to avoid a 2018 payment adjustment. Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not…
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Leveraging Technology

Oct 18, 2017
Using technology to improve health and health care.
Technology touches nearly every part of our lives, including our health care. Read on to explore how hospitals and health systems are leveraging technology to improve patient care and care coordination, as well as the barriers that stand in their way.
Oct 13, 2017
Inpatient prospective payment system hospitals that did not achieve meaningful use and did not receive a hardship exception in the Medicare Electronic Health Record Incentive Program for the 2016 reporting period can apply through Nov. 30 for reconsideration of their 2018 payment adjustment. Visit…