CMS reminds that the deadline to avoid the 2015 Medicare Payment Adjustment is due on November 30, 2014.

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The 2014 North Dakota eHealth/HIMSS Summit will be Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 8:oo am – 5:00 pm at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.

The HIMSS Social will be on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.

More information on registration here.

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CMS announced their intent to reopen the submission period for hardship exception applications.  The new deadline will be November 30, 2014

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Privacy and Security Boot Camp
Wednesday, September 17 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn
4351 17th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103

Objectives
Know and understand the Elements of HIPAA’s Privacy and Security regulations
Get updated on the Omnibus Rule of 2013
Learn about HIPAA 2014 Audits & Meaningful Use Audits
Understand Breach Notification of 2013
Review and understand how to complete a Risk Assessment to satisfy HIPAA and Meaningful Use
Understand Business Associate relationships under the Omnibus Rule

Information will be presented through a combination of lecture, small group work and problem solving. Those who have taken this course before value the exercises because they help them begin to think about how to optimize privacy and security processes in their organization.

Click Here to Register online by Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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CMS released a final rule allowing providers participation in the EHR Incentive Programs to use 2011 Edition of  CEHRT (certified electronic health record technology) for calendar and fiscal year 2014.

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The 2014 North Dakota eHealth/HIMSS Summit will be Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 8:oo am – 5:00 pm at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.

The HIMSS Social will be on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck.

More information to come.

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Once again North Dakota moved up substantially in the ranking for E-Prescribing Adoption and Use.  In 2012, we were ranked number 15 and in 2013, we moved up to number 6.  See more details.

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View the Facts sheet on how North Dakota Providers’ utilize Health Information Technology.

 

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 Reach (Regional Extension Assistance Center for Health Information Technology) will be hosting a Meaningful Use boot camp.  Follow the link for more information.

 

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A new Security Risk Assessment (SRA) tool has been released by HHS to help small to medium sized health care providers conduct risk assessment of their organization.

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