WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 30, 2021)—The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the appointment of Lisa J. Pino as director of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR).
HARTFORD, Conn. & ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.(January 17, 2020)—CareCentrix, a provider of in home-based and post-acute care (PAC) solutions, announced today it has entered a strategic alliance with Synzi, a technology enabler for post-acute care. The alliance creates virtual delivery of post-acute services to deeply personalize the work that CareCentrix already does caring for patients.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (November 26, 2019)—Casamba, one of the largest providers of electronic medical records (EMR) for home health and hospice, has been at least partly offline due to a malware attack, officials said.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (November 8, 2019)—Synzi, a virtual care company, has announced that Aspire Home Health and Hospice (Aspire), a home health and hospice provider in Salt Lake City, is using Synzi’s virtual care communication platform to better care for and engage their patient population throughout the Salt Lake, Davis and Weber counties.
Agoura Hills, Calif. (August 26, 2019)—Casamba, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for contract therapy providers, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, and outpatient therapy, today announced nVoq has been added as the preferred speech recognition partner.
DALLAS (June 10, 2019)—Home health care provider, Axxess has released Axxess Hospice, a software solution to address the unique needs of hospice providers. Axxess Hospice was custom-built by hospice professionals with decades of industry experience to offer unique and intuitive capabilities that help hospice professionals more easily deliver the highest quality compassionate care.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 30, 2019)—On Friday, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released new interpretations to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 regarding HIPAA violations.
The HITECH Act outlined four tiers of violations for covered entities by level of culpability:
Tax on Medical Devices to Resume After 2-year Suspension
While much of corporate America will enjoy a tax cut in the new year, one industry is getting a tax increase it has fought hard, but so far unsuccessfully, to avoid. (Associated Press/CNBC)
ATLANTA (August 23, 2017)—The van Halem Group, a division of VGM Group, Inc. (vHG), has finalized an agreement with HIPAAwise to exclusively offer its online HIPAA Compliance Program application to health care providers in the post-acute care market.
DALLAS, Texas (May 30, 2017)—To help solve critical staffing shortages in home health care, Axxess, a growing home health technology company, is creating an innovative new solution called AxxessCARE to “Uberize” the process of connecting home health agencies with qualified clinicians to provide care to patients anywhere and at any time.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. and DARTMOUTH, Mass. (April 6, 2017)—Care Resource, an East Providence-based home health agency, homecare and medical supply company serving Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts, announces its staff is now using TigerText, a secure, HIPAA-compliant text messaging application that enables mobile collaboration and communication amongst physicians, nurses and clinicians.