HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

The critical importance of interoperabilityin health care

August 3, 2022

The critical

Stages 1 and 2 of the Meaningful Use guidelines incented healthcare organizations to adopt EHR technology, but they did not offer best practices for how the accumulated patient data should be handled.

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NCQA

The NCQA seal is a widely recognized symbol of quality. Organizations incorporating the seal into advertising and marketing materials must first pass a rigorous, comprehensive review and must annually report on their performance. NCQA’s programs and services reflect a straightforward formula for improvement: Measure. Analyze. Improve. Repeat. NCQA makes this process possible in health care by developing quality standards and performance measures for a broad range of health care entities.

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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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Protecting Privacy in the Cloud and Cyber Resiliency Are Key for Healthcare Organizations

whitePaper | October 26, 2021

James Angle, Ph.D. of Trinity Health and Erin Logue Smith of Dell Technologies provided timely information on cybersecurity in a Healthcare Innovation webinar as ransomware threats makes it mandatory tosystematically elicit and mitigateprivacy threats in software architectures.

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Mandated ADT Notification: How Frontline Teams Use CMS To Improve Care

whitePaper | April 9, 2021

Clear and constant communication is a vital ingredient to any well-functioning healthcare system. Making sure physicians are alerted when patients need and receive care, and keeping patients informed about their own treatment improves health outcomes and saves time. Learn about the key role that alert notifications for ADT plays in that process.

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Accelerating the Healthcare Mainframe to the Speed of DevOps

whitePaper | September 23, 2022

Many of the largest healthcare organizations rely on the mainframe to run their businesses and safeguard a wealth of sensitive data, from patient records to billing information, but why is the mainframe the platform of choice for so many?

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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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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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NCQA

The NCQA seal is a widely recognized symbol of quality. Organizations incorporating the seal into advertising and marketing materials must first pass a rigorous, comprehensive review and must annually report on their performance. NCQA’s programs and services reflect a straightforward formula for improvement: Measure. Analyze. Improve. Repeat. NCQA makes this process possible in health care by developing quality standards and performance measures for a broad range of health care entities.

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