Morning Headlines 11/18/22
DirectTrust and EHNAC Announce Merger Agreement
EHNAC (Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission) will merge with DirectTrust on January 4, 2023, giving DirectTrust access to EHNAC’s accreditation programs.
Hospital info hacked at NY-P/Flushing
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital notifies patients of a recent data breach that occurred when an unauthorized third-party used a cloud-based, remote IT customer support program to access and then copy and delete files from employee laptops.
Cyber incident shuts down paramedic record system
An unspecified cybersecurity incident prompts EMS health IT vendor ESO to shut down the EHR used by paramedics in several counties in Ontario.
re: Cigna payment model/denials - this is not surprising at all. I had a client sue another large national payer…