Promoting Health, Preventing Disease

February 8, 2018

Today, the economic case for investing in health promotion and noncommunicable disease prevention is stronger than it has ever been. Chronic noncommunicable diseases are the main cause of death and disability. Yet the main risk factors associated with chronic diseases are largely preventable, and this book provides compelling evidence that addressing those risk factors is an efficient use of governments’ money.

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Methodist Hospitals

Methodist is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare system that is governed by a 20 member board of directors. Stewards of our mission, we reinvest in our cities and towns through charitable giving, community education programs, support services, screenings, and by ensuring quality care to our most vulnerable and underserved citizens...

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Healthcare IoT Security Operation Maturity

whitePaper | December 21, 2021

This paper suggests that a more simplified approach to modernizing healthcare security operations is warranted. It suggests that a renewed focus on foundational enhancements presents a more rational path to maturity. The "blocking and tackling" sports analogy comes to mind, as only teams that effectively execute at this level can successfully move to the next.

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7 Steps to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks against Healthcare Delivery Organizations

whitePaper | November 17, 2021

Nearly every healthcare provider has been hit by ransomware, and the onslaught continues unabated, now affecting patient care with once-unimaginable patient-care consequences. This whitepaper, crafted with healthcare CISOs, details seven critical areas to defend or recover from ransomware attacks. Its pragmatic approach helps ensure business operations and patient care while giving risk teams the tools to manage third parties and other systems involved in business and clinical value chains.

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Reimagine Organizational Structure, Culture, and the Health of Your People

whitePaper | May 28, 2021

Hospitals and health systems need the flexibility to examine and reassess their organizational culture, build resilience, and remain hyper-vigilant in keeping staff healthy and safe. This best practice guide outlines ways for hospitals and health systems to adapt their culture to ensure the job satisfaction, wellness and empowerment of their people.

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Smarter Workflows and Technology to Improve Care Management Outcomes

whitePaper | December 6, 2021

Do you struggle to deliver efficient, effective care management services? If you answered yes, you're not alone. But don't let outdated processes, insufficient technology tools and tedious manual processes hamper your efforts.

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How health systems can recover millions in lost revenue

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

The landscape of healthcare revenue appears bleak: costs and expenses are rising, while reimbursements decline. Traditionally, solutions focus on preventative measures, yet costly write-offs remain ever-present. This is especially true with respect to commercial claims, where denials are plentiful and appeals complicated and labor intensive. How, then, can you mitigate loss without straining your resources? One answer is claims appeals through the Federal ERISA process. Through specialization in Federal ERISA Law, the experienced staff of ERISA Recovery can collect on aged claims without undue burden on your systems.

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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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Methodist Hospitals

Methodist is a not-for-profit, community-based healthcare system that is governed by a 20 member board of directors. Stewards of our mission, we reinvest in our cities and towns through charitable giving, community education programs, support services, screenings, and by ensuring quality care to our most vulnerable and underserved citizens...

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