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February 2017
The Case for Cloud Technology to Prevent Data Breaches

Three attributes that make the cloud a solution for, not a risk, to PHI security

Posted on: February 14, 2017
5 Reasons Why Your Health IT Leader Must Embrace Real-Time Integration

The health IT leader who understands these five reasons puts their organization in an infinitely better spot than the one they found it in.

Posted on: February 14, 2017
Leveraging Analytics to Improve the Outlook on Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Proactive, effective response to fraud, waste and abuse is fueled by actionable data that exposes problematic claims.

Posted on: February 08, 2017
Telehomecare Requires Simple, but Secure Technology

Offering telehomecare services is achievable and beneficial for provider organizations and patients.

Posted on: February 08, 2017
Top CIO Priorities

Why it's critical to forge a partnership between clinical and technical leaders

Posted on: February 03, 2017
Minimizing Deviations

Clinical decision support as an essential compliance tool

Posted on: February 03, 2017
Risk-Sharing in the Future

What's ahead for shared savings and other models

Posted on: February 03, 2017
Leaping Into the Future

SNOMED CT for clinical documentation

Posted on: February 03, 2017
Safe Mobile Access to Patient Health Data

Provide and protect patient data using health IT tools with built-in modern security.

Posted on: February 03, 2017
Support Quality Initiatives

Computer-assisted clinical documentation improvement has ramifications beyond reimbursement.

Posted on: February 02, 2017
January 2017
Biometric Identification

How reading a palm can improve hospital security and efficiency

Posted on: January 31, 2017
Doxxing Raises the Stakes of Ransomware for Healthcare Providers

New ransomware attacks are evolving to be more dangerous and threatening.

Posted on: January 30, 2017
The Role of LOINC

Access to standardized, structured data is fundamental to any healthcare informatics strategy.

Posted on: January 25, 2017
The Key to Creating Real Accountability

You need a fair and accurate process for tying real consequences to each employee's real concrete actions.

Posted on: January 24, 2017
3 Strategies to Survive PAMA

Position for success as independent labs face one of the most taxing laws ever.

Posted on: January 18, 2017
Documenting Performance to Improve Performance

Document how every employee's actions are meeting expectations every step of the way.

Posted on: January 16, 2017
Clinical Documentation: The True Value Proposition

Getting CDI right comes down to the four "Rs."

Posted on: January 10, 2017
Leveraging Technology for Accurate and Efficient Disclosure of PHI

Information technology is helping organizations ensure release of information is accurate, while making the disclosure process more efficient.

Posted on: January 09, 2017
IG Drives Efficiency, Data Security and Patient Care Benefits

IG must align with the business strategy to maximize value and mitigate risks from information across its life cycle.

Posted on: January 09, 2017
3 Ways to Reduce Ransomware in Your Company

By implementing these simple measures, healthcare organizations can focus their resources on running their business and delivering quality care to their patients.

Posted on: January 03, 2017
December 2016
Purchased Services Spending Data and Benchmarking

Benchmarking capabilities give healthcare information professionals granular insight into their spending compared to hundreds of other hospitals and health systems.

Posted on: December 27, 2016
The Necessity of Going Paperless in the Healthcare Industry

There are drastic benefits to a truly paperless workforce.

Posted on: December 27, 2016
3 Lessons US Hospitals Can Learn from UK Hospital Malware Attacks

Hospitals need to look beyond HIPAA and PHI, understanding that advances in online interaction mustn't jeopardize the availability and quality of patient care.

Posted on: December 19, 2016
Why Healthcare Organizations Need to Improve Cybersecurity

Cyber-attacks are a serious threat for the healthcare industry, but there are ways to be protected.

Posted on: December 19, 2016
The Role of Telehealth in the Move to Value-Based Care

The healthcare industry will see a growing use of programs that pay providers to intertwine technology and patient interventions.

Posted on: December 12, 2016
Ransomware Strategies to Keep You Protected

Healthcare organizations everywhere are looking for ways to protect themselves against these debilitating attacks.

Posted on: December 12, 2016
Rising to the Challenge of Big Data

The time has come for big data in healthcare, and facilities need to step up to the challenge.

Posted on: December 05, 2016
November 2016
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Health Apps

Patients are playing an active role in their own health management using smartphone applications.

Posted on: November 28, 2016
How Cancer Registry Data Improves Public Health

Public health organizations, including the CDC, can create programs and interventions for prevention and early detection of cancer.

Posted on: November 28, 2016
Can EHRs Survive Cyber Attacks?

An antidote of machine-learning, ambience and behavioral analytics

Posted on: November 28, 2016
Will 'Digital Fingerprint' Technology Prevent Data Thieves?

The healthcare data security war can be won, but it will require action and commitment from the industry.

Posted on: November 21, 2016
Healthcare Consumerism and Payer-Provider Relationships

Bundled pricing programs create opportunities to deliver quality services and provide transparency to patients.

Posted on: November 14, 2016
How to Manage a Staff of 60

Making management choices to serve a large staff.

Posted on: November 14, 2016
Transitioning for Minimal Revenue Impact

Making the transition between RAPS to EDPS as smooth as possible.

Posted on: November 07, 2016
Employing Enterprise Telehealth

Technology enables providers to address patient needs and intervene before issues escalate.

Posted on: November 01, 2016
October 2016
Leveraging a Business Intelligence Solution

How five small BI projects made big differences for one regional health system.

Posted on: October 27, 2016
The Ransomware Threat: A Menacing Evolution

By pursuing software development teams, hackers may have found a soft target.

Posted on: October 26, 2016
Direct Patient Outreach by HIM Professionals

Unique PHR coordinator meets with patients to explain the benefits of using a personal health record.

Posted on: October 20, 2016
Creating a Successful Health Information Exchange

The evolution of a health information exchange serving 13 counties in New York.

Posted on: October 18, 2016
How Patient Portals Profit Providers

Digital doorways prove powerful pathways to better patient engagement and retention.

Posted on: October 12, 2016
The Intertwining of RCM and Patient Outcomes

How to leverage revenue cycle management and data analytics to improve clinical and financial results.

Posted on: October 11, 2016
Time Management Tips for Healthcare Professionals

Meal and clothing delivery services are among the options to help manage busy lives.

Posted on: October 05, 2016
Places to be in Baltimore

Those attending the 2016 AHIMA Convention and Exhibit should take advantage of the many exciting attractions 'Charm City' has to offer

Posted on: October 05, 2016
Future of Data Scientists in Healthcare

To understand its impact on healthcare, it is important to know what the position entails.

Posted on: October 03, 2016
September 2016
Demonstrating ROI in Health IT

Leaders must identify a real return on investment from their technology choices.

Posted on: September 29, 2016
ICD-10 Expansion: A Checklist for Providers

How practices can avoid increased rejections and denials as the grace period ends.

Posted on: September 28, 2016
How Hospitals Can Prevent Cyber-Attacks

Employee training and other safeguards essential for avoiding cyber attacks and breaches.

Posted on: September 27, 2016
Computer-Access Healthcare

Applications are changing patient-provider interactions.

Posted on: September 21, 2016
How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

How to handle the situation and factors to consider before accepting an offer.

Posted on: September 20, 2016
A Whole Hospital Approach to Patient Engagement

How every department, from HR to HIM, influences a facility's satisfaction scores.

Posted on: September 19, 2016
Managing Clinical Trial Complexity

Clinical trials for pharmaceutical products continue to grow in complexity and scope.

Posted on: September 15, 2016
How Population Health Influences Network Constructs

New models of provider reimbursement and the entire spectrum of alternate payment models demand network accountability.

Posted on: September 15, 2016
How Cyber Attacks Complicate HIPAA Compliance

The financial incentives for hackers who steal health information are growing dramatically.

Posted on: September 13, 2016
Value-Based Purchasing in Home Health

As value-based payment is rolled out by CMS, a paradigm shift will change how healthcare is managed.

Posted on: September 09, 2016
New Health Informatics Credential

Certain healthcare providers can become certified as informatics experts.

Posted on: September 07, 2016
10 Questions to Ask the Interviewer

In order to ace the job interview you have to know what to ask and when.

Posted on: September 01, 2016
Going to 'Medical Camp'

Students trade summer days for hands-on healthcare experience.

Posted on: September 01, 2016
The Power of Mentorship

Cultivating a successful career requires a strong support system

Posted on: September 01, 2016
August 2016
The Big (Data) Picture

Plenty of data isn't enough for success in risk-based payment models.

Posted on: August 31, 2016
How Technology Uplifts Chronic Self-Care

With the current state of chronic self-care, patients risk losing their motivation and mistreat the disease.

Posted on: August 29, 2016
 

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