Colorectal Cancer: Catching It Early

November 7, 2017

Colorectal cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and is expected to cause an estimated 50,630 deaths in 2018. However, routine testing starting at age 50 can actually prevent many cases of colorectal cancer or find it at an early stage. But because many people are not getting tested, only about 4 out of 10 are diagnosed at this early stage when treatment is most likely to be successful.

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L.A. Care Health Plan

L.A. Care Health Plan is a community-accountable health plan serving residents of Los Angeles County through a variety of health coverage programs including L.A. Care Covered™, Medi-Cal, L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan, L.A. Care’s Healthy Kids and PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan. L.A. Care is a leader in developing new programs through innovative partnerships designed to provide health coverage to vulnerable populations and to support the safety net. With more than 1.8 million members, L.A. Care is the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan.

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Hacking Healthcare – A Sensitive Industry Under Attack

Infographic | January 8, 2020

Healthcare organizations collect and store vast amounts of personal information, making them a major target for cyber-criminals. Healthcare breaches are especially serious because personal data can, in some cases, mean the difference between life and death. For example, says Carlisle, it could cause medications to become mixed up – or people might fail to get treatment for conditions such as diabetes.

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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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How the COVID-19 pandemic has affected depression and anxiety around the world

Infographic | October 8, 2021

A report in The Lancet provides the first global estimates of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health in 2020, and suggests an additional 53 million cases of major depressive disorder and 76 million cases of anxiety disorders were due to the pandemic. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders – which can increase the risk of other health outcomes such as suicide – were major contributors to the global burden of disease, affecting millions of men and women of all ages around the world. This study is the first to assess global impacts of the pandemic on major depressive disorder and anxiety disorders, quantifying the prevalence and burden of the disorders by age, sex, and location in 204 countries and territories in 2020.

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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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The state of healthcare communications

Infographic | October 5, 2021

What are the trends, challenges, and predictions for the future of healthcare communications?Tofind out, we surveyedhundreds ofhealthcare professionals in July 2021fromhospitals and health systems nationwide and found three major takeaways: 1)Communication via unsecure or personalcommunication tools is a concern 2)Clinician burnout has increasedas a result ofthe COVID-19 pandemic.Improved communication could help address the risk 3)New communicationtechnologies are on the horizon. Download the infographic for more information and statistics on the three major takeawaysfrom the2021State of Healthcare Communications report.

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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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L.A. Care Health Plan

L.A. Care Health Plan is a community-accountable health plan serving residents of Los Angeles County through a variety of health coverage programs including L.A. Care Covered™, Medi-Cal, L.A. Care Cal MediConnect Plan, L.A. Care’s Healthy Kids and PASC-SEIU Homecare Workers Health Care Plan. L.A. Care is a leader in developing new programs through innovative partnerships designed to provide health coverage to vulnerable populations and to support the safety net. With more than 1.8 million members, L.A. Care is the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan.

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