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Heart Health and Compliance: Reflections for American Heart Month
February is a month filled with hearts. With the endless rows of heart-shaped boxes at the store, internal debates about the health merits of chocolate, and reminders of American Heart Month, you cannot escape discussions surrounding this important organ. Healthcare providers can keep hearts healthy for Valentine’s Day this year by working with patients to help manage their risk factors for heart disease, like high blood pressure or cholesterol.
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| Categories: AIHC Free CEU Articles, AIHC Professional Articles, Mental and Physical Health | Tags: CDC, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Privacy, Compliance, CDI, Coding, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, Mobile Devices, mHealth, EHR, Continuing Education, Healthcare Employees, Training, Heart Health | View Count: (378)
Care, Coding, and Cybersecurity: Healthcare Applications of Artificial Intelligence
In some ways, AI can almost be like an employee, requiring training before fulfilling its purpose. In healthcare, AI has the potential to support everything from patient care to cybersecurity. As opportunities for healthcare applications of AI increase, it becomes even more important that both the individuals developing these programs and people using AI programs at work have obtained the training needed to ensure success.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Cybersecurity, Health IT | Tags: Department of Veterans Affairs, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, FDA, Small Business Innovation Research, Government Accountability Office, CMS, OIG, Providers, HIPAA Covered Entities, HIPAA, Security, Compliance, Coding, Billing, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Cyberattacks, Artificial Intelligence, Texting, Healthcare Employees, Training, Diabetes, Mental Health | View Count: (365)
At the beginning of this month, HHS hosted the first meeting of the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force. This Task Force will work to review current pain management best practices, determine if there are any gaps in these procedures, and provide suggestions for improving them. Learn more about the organization of this new Task Force as well as its importance in addressing the ongoing opioid epidemic.
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| Categories: AIHC Professional Articles, Compliance and the Opioid Epidemic | Tags: HHS, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense, Providers, Pain Management, Opioid Crisis, Addiction, Mental Health | View Count: (517)
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Important Issues Facing Veterans: PTSD and TBI

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In honor of Veterans Day, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all who have served in the Armed Forces. The purpose of this article is to help educate our members and affiliates about two important issues that affect many soldiers: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
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| Categories: Mental and Physical Health, AIHC Professional Articles | Tags: Veterans, PTSD, TBI, Mental Health, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense | View Count: (480)
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