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New York Telemedicine Bill Eases Credentialing Hassles

An August 2012 law streamlines the process for credentialing telemedicine providers in New York. The law authorizes hospitals receiving telemedicine services to rely on the credentialing and privileging decisions of the hospital providing the services. The law also lets the receiving hospital rely on the hospital providing services to carry out mandated peer review and quality assurance activities.

August 6, 2012

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U.S. GAO Calls for Improvement in HHS Plan for Post-Acute Care Electronic Health Information Exchange

The General Accounting Office report cites the LeadingAge NY study on electronic health record adoption and health information exchange among its members in support of its findings.

March 6, 2017

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Funding Now Available to Support Health Information Exchange

Long-term/post-acute care providers with electronic health records that meet certain requirements are eligible for incentive payments of up to $10,000 to connect and contribute data to the State Health Information Network of New York.

March 3, 2017

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Electronic Health Record Adoption and Health Information Exchange Among Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers: A Survey of LeadingAge New York Members

This report on adoption of electronic health records and participation in health information exchange among LeadingAge New York's long-term/post-acute care members and the members of its affiliate, the Adult Day Health Care Council, assesses their digital readiness for cross-continuum collaborations and valued based payments.

March 27, 2015

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LeadingAge CAST

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience. CAST has become an international coalition of more than 400 technology companies, aging services organizations, research universities, and government representatives.

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Data Exchange Incentive Program Expands to Cover Long-Term/Post-Acute Care Providers

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) will host a webinar on Feb. 2nd from 10 to 11 a.m., and Feb. 7th from 1 to 2 p.m., describing the expanded availability of incentive payments.

January 30, 2017

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NYS Department of Financial Services Revises Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations

Proposed regulations to strengthen cybersecurity safeguards would apply to banks, insurers, and other entities regulated by DFS.

January 10, 2017

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

The Joint Analysis Report offers technical indicators of cyber-attacks aimed at governmental entities, businesses, and critical infrastructure; recommended preventive measures; and suggested responsive actions.

January 10, 2017

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HHS Releases Cybersecurity Collection and Guidance on Ransomware Attacks

Cybersecurity collection and ransomware guidance provide best practices for preventing and responding to cyberattacks.

July 11, 2016

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CMS and ONC Seek Participants in Electronic Long Term Services & Supports Initiative

This initiative to develop standards for the electronic exchange of LTSS plans in community settings will launch with a webinar on Nov. 6.

November 4, 2014
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