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  • E-book: Latest Developments on Cloud Computing and Security

    Today, healthcare organizations are one of the top targeted industries in terms of cyber security threats. According to HIT expertise, this largely is contributed to having 99% of all health records being hosted electronically and the high value of patients’ records.

  • 7 Myths of Healthcare Cloud Security Debunked

    ClearDATA

    Cloud computing could be the next game-changer in healthcare.

    However, not all Healthcare IT professionals are sold on that idea.

    A conventionally risk-averse industry, healthcare has been relatively slow to adopt the cloud. Despite significant growth in cloud-based services, 61 percent of healthcare IT respondents indicated security as a top concern. Nonetheless, many of the concerns about cloud computing security are found to be more myth than fact.

    Fact or fiction - Debunk the myths of the cloud:

  • CASE STUDY: Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Automates and Improves Medication Reconciliation

    DrFirst

    Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, an 81-bed private non-profit hospital in North Carolina, recognized the issue with collecting patient medication histories. A complete and accurate list of patient medications could take up to a day to complete in some cases. This issue sparked a data-driven and automated process, resulting in massive time savings.

    In this brief case study, readers will review Hugh Chatham’s new method of collecting medication history, fueled by patient data and automated processes. 

    Viewers will discover how:

  • CASE STUDY: Midwest Hospital Saves Through Discovery of Hidden Telecom and IT Costs

    Comview Corporation

    Healthcare organizations are undergoing major transformations to combat rapidly rising costs and reimbursement restrictions associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA). With this legislation in mind, hospitals are strictly regimenting budgets across departments, and are actively seeking opportunities to minimize expenses.

    Oftentimes for healthcare IT (HIT) teams, these savings can come from examining and monitoring existing assets within their technologies or telecommunications portfolio, to uncover hidden costs to the bottom line.

  • Research Report: 12 Things You Need to Know About Value-Based Reimbursement

    caradigm

    Public and private payers, including Medicare and some of the nation’s biggest health insurers, plan to hasten the migration of the healthcare reimbursement system from pay-for-volume to pay-for-value.

    To prepare for these imminent changes, healthcare providers must rethink their near-term financial and clinical strategies. They must consider not only how to make the transition to new payment models, but also how to maximize their reimbursement in the new world of population health management.

  • E-book: Preparing for October: Revenue Cycle Management for 2015 ICD-10 Go-Live

    Greenway Health

    In July 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a rule finalizing Oct. 1, 2015 as the new go-live date for healthcare providers, health plans, and healthcare clearinghouses to transition to ICD-10. Per the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA), the transition to ICD-10 is required for all healthcare organizations.

  • 8 Essentials for Improved Patient Registration

    Bottomline Technologies

    Paper-free, data-smart registration and informed consent solutions can improve the patient experience and can have a profound effect throughout the enterprise. However, not all solutions are created equal.

    These eight key elements are essential to success:

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