Our Healthcare Hot Topics of the Week

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss:

1)  ICD-10 Implementation date is set for October 1, 2015
HealthcareIT News, May 2, 2014

2)  EHR market valued at over $23 Billion and growing
FederalNewsRadio, May 2, 2014

3)  College students are abusing drugs for academic purposes
USA Today, May 3, 2014

4)  CMS eliminates some red tape
Crains, May 8, 2014

5)  More than 80% of ObamaCare enrollees have paid their premiums
NYTimes, May 7, 2014

6)  New HHS Secretary Burwell starts confirmation hearings
Bloomberg, May 8, 2014

7)  Hospital safety continues to improve
AP, May 7, 2014

8)  HHS Chief Privacy Officer says no specific rules for HIPAA deidentification
Roll Call, May 7, 2014

9)  Federal EHR incentive payments climb to $23 Billion
HealthcareIT News, May 7, 2014

10)  Top NY hospital pays largest HIPAA penalty to date
BND.com, May 7, 2014

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