About: Dina

I took up a career in IT believing that it will be the source of the most important technological innovations in the coming years. I just love to be informed, and there's no greater source of information today than a device that is connected to the internet.

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Auditors Share Concerns Over Medicare Record Keeping and Auditing

healthcare_it_costThe Medicare and Medicaid Services is likely to pay out $6.6 billion between now and 2016 in an attempt to standardise their Electronic Health Records. They have outlined plans to enforce self-verification of CMS “meaningful use” standards for all the records kept by Medicare service providers....
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Stage 1 MU Measures in a Nutshell

With the introduction of modern technology and internet in our everyday lives, every business and service is moving towards digitization and inter-connectivity. The same is also applicable to the medical services where linking and sharing of data can help improve health care and other medical services while reducing the chances of mistreatment due to the...
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7 Tips on How to Make Meaningful Use Work for You

From 2002 to 2011, electronic health record (EHR) adoption rates among physicians noted an increase from 17 percent to 57 percent. However, there’s still a lot of confusion when it comes to the process of attestation. As a result, many physicians forego using it and are unable to collect their incentive dollars from the Centers...
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Threats and Defenses in the World of Mobile Applications – Part 2

A mobile attack can be done through a device or through the network. A device-based attack is simple and straightforward. For instance, when a laptop is stolen, an attacker can access the system and pull data from it. The presence of unencrypted credentials and sensitive data stored in the cache are the most common targets...

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Threats and Defenses in the World of Mobile Applications – Part 1

A few years ago, running a competitive business in this economy meant having online presence aside from a traditional brick and mortar store. Later on, it shifted to providing customers with an interactive and engaging experience. These days, however, it’s all about mobile applications on smartphones and tablets. There are risks and rewards that come with...
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