Home health & HIPAA: A journey, not a destination – DocbookMD

HIPAA compliance is a journey, not a destination. For home health agencies in particular, this journey presents a number of unique obstacles and challenges along the way. In our Home Health & HIPAA guide, we explore five of the most common HIPAA compliance challenges faced by home health providers, and offer some practical solutions for

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A quarter of healthcare organizations willing to pay ransomware

Ransomware is reaching epidemic proportions. According to a report by Solutionary, the healthcare industry was the victim of 88% of all ransomware attacks in U.S. industries in 2016. A key driver of this could be the fact that nearly one-quarter of U.S. healthcare organizations would pay a ransomware demand following a cyberattack.

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Healthcare interoperability: Are we there yet? – DocbookMD

In 2015, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) revealed its much anticipated healthcare interoperability roadmap report – delivering a promising framework of free flowing patient data and improved patient care. The roadmap pinpointed three, six, and 10-year milestones with an ultimate goal to build a fully interoperable learning health system by 2024.

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