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Certified EHR Adopters Must Connect to the SHIN-NY or Submit a Waiver by March 9

Nursing homes, home care agencies, and hospice programs utilizing "certified electronic health record technology under the federal Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)" must connect to the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) by March 9, 2018 or submit a waiver request to the Department of Health.

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Free Webinar on Connecting to the Statewide Health Information Network for New York

The webinar will be held twice, on Jan. 29th at 3:30 pm and Jan. 30th at 8:30 am.

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More EHRs to Qualify for Health Information Exchange Incentives Under New Requirements

Long-term/post-acute care providers that have adopted electronic health records that are not certified for HITECH security requirements will have alternative paths to qualify for Data Exchange Incentive Program funds.

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HHS Releases Cybersecurity Collection and Guidance on Ransomware Attacks

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Health IT in Long-term and Post Acute Care: Issue Brief

The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology published this issue brief summarizing the current state of Health IT for long term care providers, available opportunities and challenges, as well as a list of helpful resources.

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Deadline to Connect to the Statewide Health Information Network for New York is March 9th

A free recorded webinar for providers addressing the value of the SHIN-NY and exploring available funding opportunities for connecting is now available.

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NYeC Offers Webinar on Streamlined Requirements for Health Information Exchange Funding

The webinar will be held on Dec. 21, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm.

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International Cyberattack Threatens Healthcare Organizations

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are calling for aggressive risk mitigation steps in response to the ransomware attack – “WannaCry” – plaguing businesses and healthcare organizations around the globe.

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Joint FBI-Homeland Security Report on Russian Hacking Offers Cyber-Security Recommendations

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Milton and Selfhelp’s Virtual Senior Center

Read how Selfhelp's Virtual Senior Center changed Milton's life.

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