Blockchain Technology: A Hopeful Secure Solution for Healthcare?

January 27, 2019

An electronic health record, or EHR, contains the patient’s name, date of birth, and social security number. It also contains the names of the patient’s employers, dependents, and more. Considering the increasing number of healthcare data breaches, blockchain technology that enables patient-mediated health data exchange provides a potential security solution opportunity.

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LifeSouth Community Blood Centers

LifeSouth is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community blood supplier for more than 100 hospitals in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. We are committed to meeting the blood supply needs of these hospitals by providing the highest quality blood components and services. LifeSouth is a community blood center, meaning the blood supply collected from our donors directly serves the needs of patients in our community. Each year, nearly five million Americans need a blood transfusion. To meet our responsibility, we need to collect 266,000 blood donations a year. That’s 728 donors a day. With over 30 donor centers, 44 blood mobiles and over 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is committed to making sure the blood is there when you or your family member is in need. We are your community blood center.

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PII Theft in Healthcare

Infographic | May 26, 2021

Healthcare organizations must do more to authenticate personnel accessing patient data to prevent personal identifiable information (PII) theft and other security breaches. They must improve their defenses by implementing strong multi-factor authentication solutions that adhere to modern security standards like FIDO 2.0.

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Future Trends in Digital Healthcare 2022

Infographic | December 9, 2021

The global digital health market was valued at $96.5 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% from 2021 to 2028.

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Debunking 10 Common Digital Marketing Myths in Healthcare

Infographic | December 5, 2019

With a wealth of information available anytime, consumers and patients take advantage of online resources both during initial research and ongoing care — researching health systems and services, reading physician reviews, and participating in online forums. This isn’t surprising, considering that 89% of consumers turn to a search engine to answer health questions. To reach today’s healthcare customer, personalization and channel placement are key; in other words, you want to meet them where they are. But mastering precision marketing requires top-notch digital campaign strategy.

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Health care trends report

Infographic | May 11, 2022

Allegion’s latest research examines the trends and challenges impacting today’s health care facilities, and how things have evolved during the past five years.

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Most Popular Healthcare Supply Chain Trends for Next Five Years

Infographic | August 29, 2022

It’s critical that we drive digitization of supply chains, because without it, there will be no transparency; and without transparency, there will be no accountability.

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New Survey Confirms Broken State of Healthcare Communications

Infographic | December 4, 2019

The healthcare industry has made many advances over the last few decades, yet one area where innovation is severely lacking is organization-wide communications. One of the most crucial, foundational aspects of the industry that almost single-handedly allows care to happen in the first place happens to be one of the major roadblocks for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and staff.

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LifeSouth Community Blood Centers

LifeSouth is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community blood supplier for more than 100 hospitals in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. We are committed to meeting the blood supply needs of these hospitals by providing the highest quality blood components and services. LifeSouth is a community blood center, meaning the blood supply collected from our donors directly serves the needs of patients in our community. Each year, nearly five million Americans need a blood transfusion. To meet our responsibility, we need to collect 266,000 blood donations a year. That’s 728 donors a day. With over 30 donor centers, 44 blood mobiles and over 2,000 blood drives a month, our LifeSouth team is committed to making sure the blood is there when you or your family member is in need. We are your community blood center.

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