Resource Links for a Chiropractor’s Guide to to Security in the Digital Age
-The HIPAA Journal: HIPAA Compliance Checklist https://www.hipaajournal.com/hipaa-compliance-tips/ -HIPAA Security Checklist for Healthcare https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/comments_upload/hipaa-security-checklist.pdf -HealthIT.gov: Office-based Physician Electronic Health Record Adoption https://dashboard.healthit.gov/quickstats/pages/physician-ehr-adoption-trends.php -U.S. Department of Health & Human Services https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/faq/2001/is-the-use-of-encryption-mandatory-in-the-security-rule/index.html -HIPAA Encryption Requirements https://www.hipaaguide.net/hipaa-encryption-requirements/ -American Health Information Management Association: Privacy and Security Audits of Electronic Health Information (2014 update) http://bok.ahima.org/doc?oid=300276#.XLT7Q-hKiUl -PC Magazine: How Much Does a […]
Chiropractors’ Top Concerns
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The State of Chiropractic Billing
On average, 30 percent of patients walk out of a chiropractic office without paying their bill. That is a disturbing statistic, and means your practice is forced to spend time and therefore money chasing down delinquent accounts. For many practices, it means resorting to inefficient methods such as phone calls and mailings. There’s a better […]
Preparing for 90-Day Reporting?
If you haven’t started reporting to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), this may mean a few things. Maybe you are reporting to the test pace and waiting for the right moment to get that one submission in order. Perhaps you are taking the penalty. Or, you are using the last 90 days to focus […]
What is the Future of Quality Reporting?
In our previous posts, we have noted the lack of Chiropractic-based Quality measures covered by the Quality Payment Program (QPP). This has troubled many chiropractors and many have wondered where chiropractors fit into the program. The ChiroTouch team responded to these reactions by developing meaningful Quality measures in our software. Now… we look into the […]
Data Breaches in Healthcare and How to Protect Your Patient Payment Data – Part II
Many healthcare offices make the mistake of thinking they are too small for a cyber attack – considering that only the largest ones, like the Anthem Breach, make news. But breaches are not just for the big boys. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), including chiropractic offices, face the same cyber security threats as large companies, […]
Data Breaches in Healthcare and How to Protect Your Patient Payment Data – Part 1
2016 set the record for data breaches. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center’s (ITRC) yearly breach list, there were 781 reported breaches in 2015 and 1,093 in 2016 – with 2016 representing a whopping 40% increase. With 456 reported breaches just four months into the New Year, 2017 looks to be on the same track as 2016. Data Breaches in […]
What’s the Purpose of QPP?
Are you seeking clarity around the purpose of the Quality section of the Quality Payment Program (QPP)? Still need some information on the essentials of the program? Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) March newsletter included an elaborate breakdown on the vision of CMS Quality Strategy as well as the important connection between Quality […]
8 Ways To Get Your Time Back
Time is the most valuable of all commodities, and for you as a DC, this is no exception. No one can make more of it, and every moment that passes can never be reclaimed. Therefore, it’s imperative to do what you can not to waste it, in this regard the chiropractic practice faces many challenges. […]
The Data-Driven Chiropractic Practice
What’s in a large set of data? As it turns out quite a bit of information, and the evolving modern healthcare initiative is out to find it. By now the terms big data, interoperability, and evidence-based treatment have been on the streets for some time, and they have been echoed over and over again in the wake of the […]