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TMA works diligently to give you the tools you need to tackle the challenges of technology. Whether you need help selecting an electronic health record (EHR) or understanding the EHR incentive program or information on e-prescribing, TMA has the resources. You can find links to all of these tools on the Technology page of the TMA website.
Many physicians balk at the notion of “marketing” their practice; nonetheless, promotion is what it may take to build a young practice or stand out in a competitive specialty field. Enter the venerable — but still relevant — practice newsletter.
New rules from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) lay out a compliance framework for physicians and health care providers regarding all types of discrimination, including discrimination against individuals with LEP. The framework, explained in detail in the new white paper from the TMA Office of General Counsel about accommodating people with limited English proficiency, includes factors to help you determine the reasonable steps you must take to provide these individuals meaningful access.
If you lost a laptop or smartphone, got a computer virus, received a patient HIPAA complaint, or had a business associate breach, would you be prepared? Conducting a security risk assessment is a key requirement of the HIPAA Security Rule and a core requirement for physicians participating in the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record (EHR) incentive programs.
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