Anthem made history in February 2015 when 78.8 million of the company's customers got hacked. This was the biggest health care breach in history, and during a landmark year really opened the floodgates. The Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights (OCR) reported that last year over 113 million medical records were in some way compromised.
Icd-10 implementation is write around the corner. On Sept 8th, the centers for medicare and medicaid services announced that there would not be a delay in implementation; however the CMS will allow physicians to pick from a couple of different options for the first performance period beginning Jan 1, 2017.
Regenerative medicine is a booming field, propelled further as athletes and other celebrities begin taking advantage. Many people are aware that platelet rich plasma and stem cells have been put to use to treat many conditions, such as joint pain, tendon issues, and even plastic surgery.