Breaking telemedicine news! The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), “...will not impose penalties for noncompliance with the regulatory requirements under the HIPAA Rules against covered health care providers...during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency.”
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unexpected confluence of professional and personal life for us here at Sigmund.
We often discuss the importance of specific electronic health record (EHR) software features, and rightfully so. When buying an EHR, you want to be certain that the hardware matches your facility’s needs. However, what is arguably just as important as finding the right functionality is finding the right vendor for you.
There are so many things to consider when buying an electronic health record (EHR) software. Most of your attention is probably on the specific features and services that each EHR vendor offers, and rightfully so. You want to make sure that an EHR’s capabilities match your facility’s specific needs. However, a question that may be just as important as what an EHR offers is how the EHR’s servers will be hosted.