Artificial DNA can control release of active ingredients from drugs




A drug with three active ingredients that are released in sequence at specific times: Thanks to the work of a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), what ...

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Millions of Americans’ Medical Images and Data Are Available on the Internet. Anyone Can Take a Peek.

This could be a scary reality for your practice. Get Meducated!

Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.

Medical images and health data belonging to millions of Americans, including X-rays, MRIs and CT scans, are sitting unprotected on the internet and available to anyone with basic computer ...

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Rude Surgeons May Have Worse Patient Outcomes : Shots – Health News : NPR

Interesting… Surgeon’s behaviors can be linked to complications.With MyMeducator, our unique courses will educate your employees so that your workplace can be a healthy environment not only for your patients, but also for your staff. 


When Surgeons Are Abrasive To Co-Workers, Patients’ Health May Suffer

As a group, surgeons are not well known for their bedside manner. “The stereotype of the abrasive, technically gifted … surgeon is ubiquitous among members of the public and the medical ...

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NIST Releases Draft Mobile Device Security Guidance for Corporately-Owned Personally-Enabled Devices

Check this out!  Mobile devices introduce a unique risk for organizations.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has issued draft mobile device security guidance to help organizations improve the security of corporately-owned personally-enabled (COPE) mobile devices and reduce the risk the devices pose to network security.

Mobile devices are now essential in modern business. They provide easy access to resources and data and allow employees to work more efficiently. ...

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Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data

Wow! This is scary. We wouldn’t want this to happen to your practice. Get Meducated!


Google and University of Chicago face lawsuit over shared patient data

The lawsuit says the university included timestamps and doctors notes with the data it shared.

A couple of years ago, Google teamed up with the University of Chicago Medicine to improve prediction in healthcare, which could help prevent complications and save ...

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Her ‘Removable Glue’ Could Transform Eye Care

Check out this fascinating new technology that could transform eye care as we know it!


Her ‘Removable Glue’ Could Transform Eye Care


By Carly Stern

In 2017, Niki Bayat traveled the United States on a listening tour in the service of sight. For two months, she and friend Andrew Bartynski talked with ophthalmologists, patients and manufacturers nationwide about the technology she was developing to treat glaucoma. Bayat’s ...

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The Lack of an Adequate HIPAA Security Risk Assessment is a Common and Costly Mistake by Healthcare Providers

A missing HIPAA Security Risk Assessment (SRA) is the top reason medical offices get tripped up in HIPAA and MIPS audits.  A yearly SRA documented and training for all staff is required for all medical related entities. We recommend for the easiest way to complete your SRA checklist, meducate staff with e-learning programs, and perform chart audits.


Client Alert: The Lack of an Adequate HIPAA Security Risk Assessment is a Common ...

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Health System paid $14.7 million to settle healthcare fraud allegations

Did you know billions of taxpayer dollars are spent funding false Medicare claims each year? Audit vendors and the DOJ use data analysis from claims submission to target medical practices and providers involved in the submission of upcoded medicare claims.  Are you and your staff aware of how to identify and correct billing errors before becoming a target? provides both the fraud, waste, and abuse training, and external chart audits, to help you identify overutilization and documentation issues.

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Quest Diagnostics says 12 million patients may have had their personal information exposed

It is apparent now more than ever, the urgency of making sure everyone touching your patient information is HIPAA certified and technologically aware. Quest Diagnostics faced a breach of 12 million customers due to an unauthorized user that gained access via a billing vendor that Quest hired. Make sure all of your staff and vendors are staying current with the tricks hackers play through the fast and easy compliance training website, Your ...

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Unnecessary procedures cost Kentucky cardiologist $1M, 5 years in prison

Unnecessary procedures cost Kentucky cardiologist $1M, 5 years in prison.  Medical procedures and orders must be backed by supporting chart documentation and appropriate ICD-10 coding.  All government and commercial payors use claims data to build and compare provider profiles. A  Compliance program which includes services such as staff e-learning programs, external chart audits, and outside compliance specialists like would identify these type ...

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