MRO is often featured in leading healthcare publications, focusing on health information management and technology solutions. Read our industry coverage below.
HIPAA Challenges: Keep Pace With Disclosure Management Changes February 10, 2021 For The Record MagazineAmid the pandemic and pressure to comply with new rules and regulations, hospitals and health systems are faced with unprecedented challenges. As a result, HIM...
HIPAA audit report highlights the need to improve patient access February 1, 2021 Briefings on HIPAAIn the months before a transition to a new administration, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released the long-awaited 2016-2017 HIPAA Audits Industry Report, offering...
Examining proposed modifications toHIPAA Privacy Rule January 11, 2021 Briefings on HIPAAAs many anticipated, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pushed out a flurry of proposed rules in the months leading up to the Trump administration’s departure....
Providing Patients with Records Access: Overcoming Challenges December 31, 2020 Healthcare Info Security As federal regulators intensify their focus on compliance with requirements to provide patients with access to their health information, healthcare organizations...
Changes to HIPAA, New Data Interoperability Rules, and the Impact of COVID-19 on ROI October 15, 2020 Healthcare IT Today by John Lynn As mentioned previously, we’re taking part on the Virtual AHIMA conference this week. Exploring how things work in the virtual...
How to Improve Patient Experience in the ROI Process October 12, 2020 Journal of AHIMA Patient satisfaction is one of the most critical aspects of the release of information (ROI) process. Patients deserve respectful and trustworthy customer service to ensure the best...
Breaking Down the Walls: Strategies to Reduce Compliance Risk in the Revenue Cycle October 1, 2020 Compliance Cosmos Throughout the history of healthcare in the United States, departments have worked within their own silos. Today, with increased managed care...
Healthcare Organizations Should Expect a Surge in Managed Care Audits and Reviews in the COVID-19 Aftermath
Healthcare Organizations Should Expect a Surge in Managed Care Audits and Reviews in the COVID-19 Aftermath September 28, 2020 HFMA by Greg Ford and Dawn Crump Before COVID-19, healthcare organizations were experiencing a steady influx of audit activity from health...
Telehealth and the HIM Professional’s Role: Relaxing of Rules for Telehealth Services due to COVID-19 Requires Strong Leadership
MRO’s Diana Warner discusses telehealth and the Health Information Management (HIM) professional’s role during COVID-19. In this article, she outlines the need to review and update documentation practices, content, polices and procedures, all while upholding patient privacy and confidentiality.
MRO’s Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB, and Danielle Wesley, Esq. discuss HIM’s role in the patient-directed requests court ruling from January 2020.
In a For The Record E-News Exclusive, MRO’s Dawn Crump, senior director of revenue cycle solutions, discusses the importance of collaboration between HIM and the business office with regards to release of information and revenue cycle.
In a Journal of AHIMA article, MRO’s Angela Rose, VP of Implementation Services, and Don Hardwick, VP of Client Relations and Account Management, discuss common mistakes that slow down the ROI process and provide best practices for HIM directors managing internal ROI teams.
AHIMA’s Dan Kelly interviews our industry expert Rita Bowen to clear up misconceptions about HIPAA rules, privacy and compliance, and AHIMA’s release of information guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a Healthcare IT Today blog post, MRO’s Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB is quoted on what she believes to be the hottest topic for 2020. She explains that the Information Blocking Rule could have some areas that will be in conflict with HIPAA, which will further drive the discussion and need for an update to HIPAA.
In an article published to the Journal of AHIMA, MRO’s Kim Charland, BA, RHIT, CCS, Director of Revenue Cycle Services, and two other HIM leaders share insight on how to improve collaboration between HIM and the business office when fulfilling documentation and claim attachment requests.
In an article published to the Journal of AHIMA, MRO’s Angela Rose, MHA, RHIA, CHPS, FAHIMA, Vice President of Implementation Services, moderates a virtual roundtable discussion that takes a close look at the real-life experiences of three HIM experts during their service vendor transitions.
MRO’s Greg Ford, Senior Director of Requester Relations and Receivables Administration, offers practice guidance and strategies to HIM departments trying to cope with rising demands for the disclosure of PHI during payer audits and reviews.
MRO’s Kim Charland, BA, RHIT, CCS, Director, Revenue Cycle Services, discusses the challenges of inefficiencies in the business office and how implementing a centralized PHI disclosure management system improves productivity when responding to claim attachment requests.
In an interview on uses and disclosures of PHI in sensitive cases, MRO’s Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB, discusses common misconceptions about privacy under HIPAA and shares information that all patients need to know.
In an article posted to Healthcare Today, MRO’s Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB, is quoted on her predictions for what HIM professionals should watch for in 2019.
In an article published to HCCA’s December 2018 issue of Compliance Today, MRO’s Rita Bowen discusses how implementing an enterprise-wide strategy to protect patient privacy also protects the institution against breaches, financial risk, lawsuits, and reputational damage.
MRO’s Rita Bowen, MA, RHIA, CHPS, CHPC, SSGB, shares her privacy and security visions for 2019 and offers strategies for navigating compliance in the coming year.
In a HITECH Answers article, MRO’s Anthony Murray, CISSP, Vice President of Information Technology, is quoted on his thoughts and advice during Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
In a Healthcare Scene guest blog by Beth Friedman, BSHA, RHIT, MRO’s Angela Rose and Rita Bowen were mentioned for their presentation and panel discussion at AHIMA 2018.