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Sunscreen – check.Bathing suit – check.Towel – check.Comment on the Interoperability Standards Advisory – …?Just in time for your summer checklist, don’t forget to do your part and participate in the annual Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) comment and review period.The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) wants your comments on revisions, additions, and any other improvements we can make to the current content on the ISA site,The post Interope...
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Government imposter scams

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You get a text, call, or email from someone who says they’re with the government. They may claim to be a U.S. Marshal, saying you must pay a fine for missing jury duty. Or the IRS, saying that you owe thousands in back taxes. Some might threaten legal action, deportation, or arrest if you don’t pay up or give them your financial information. In other cases, it sounds less scary and more like your lucky day. The call, text, or email will say you’ve won a prize, the lottery, or a grant — but y...
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Warn your friends about tech support scams

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Tech support scams, which get people to pay for fake computer help or steal their personal information, are convincing. You might already know the signs of a tech support scam, but do your friends and family? Here’s what they need to know now.
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - In this week’s edition of our podcast, Inside Healthcare, NCQA traveled to Midlothian, Virginia, to speak to patients at Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners, an NCQA-Recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home. We sat down with Angela Ogden, a teacher and single mother of three. Angela has one biological child and two adopted children. Her two adopted children, […]Inside Health Care #008 Not Just a Pediatrician: A Mother’s StoryAmy Maciejowski
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - We’re proud to share the news from a recent study in the American Journal of Managed Care. It  documents that NCQA recognized Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) offer better cost and quality than their competitors. The three-year study, by the RAND Corporation, compared Medicare beneficiary data from Level 3 NCQA PCMHs in Federally Qualified Health Centers […]Raising the Bar!: NCQA’s PCMH Program Excels in New StudyKaren Proffitt
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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - Excessive alcohol use is a leading cause of preventable death, but when it comes to screening for alcohol use and providing the right follow-up care, there is large gap in care. The National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) researched this issue and found a shortage of screening for misuse of alcohol. But when screenings do […]Inside Health Care: Are Doctors Asking Patients, “How Much Do You Drink?”Cindy Peña
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NCQA Updates PCMH Standards and Guidelines

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - On July 24, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) updated the 2017 editions of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Standards and Guidelines and New York State (NYS) NYS PCMH Standards and Guidelines. Annual Reporting requirements for reporting year 2019 were also published.  See below for more on NCQA Updates PCMH Standards. What are the […]NCQA Updates PCMH Standards and GuidelinesAmy Tennant
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Staying away from nanny and caregiving job scams

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Finding a new job can be a challenge. Websites can help you find work, but scammers also use these sites to find people to rip off. Do you look for work on caregiver/nanny job sites? Sometimes scammers will offer a job but say you need to buy supplies or other equipment. They pressure you to act quickly, before you have time to think. They send you a check and tell you to deposit it and transfer money to their vendor to buy the supplies. Don’t do it — scammers post fake job listings for nannie...
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Healthcare Organizations Facing CyberAttacks Can Turn to HIPAA Compliance
When it comes to technology, many healthcare professionals are concerned about potential cyberattacks. According to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights, one tool that healthcare organizations have at their disposal to help them prevent these cyberattacks is HIPAA compliance. In fact, the HIPAA Security Rule requires covered entities to implement security measures such as the ones discussed in this article.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Cybersecurity, HIPAA Privacy and Security | Tags: HHS, OCR, US-CERT, HIPAA, Security, Compliance, HIPAA Covered Entities, Healthcare Employees, Training, Cyberattacks, Health IT, NIST | View Count: (767)
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Inside Health Care #007 Emory Transplant Center

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NCQA BlogNCQA Blog - The Emory Transplant Center has been recognized as the first transplant center in the nation to receive the Patient-Centered Specialty Practice (PCSP) Recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). For this episode of Inside Health Care, Matt Brock, National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Communications Director spoke with Chris Diasio and Dr. James […]Inside Health Care #007 Emory Transplant CenterLawrence Green
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