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How to safeguard protected health information

Posted on Monday March 18, 2024  |  healthcare, data backup, encryption, cybersecurity, employee training, phi, protected health information, risk assessment, physical security, access privileges, network infrastructure

Protected health information (PHI) includes medical records, lab results, diagnoses, treatment plans, and payment details. As healthcare continues to move toward digital platforms and data sharing, it is crucial to have the following measures in place to safeguard PHI from cyberattacks.

 

The verdict on EHRs: Is the shift from paper records in healthcare worth it?

Posted on Monday February 19, 2024  |  technology, healthcare, electronic health records, patient information, digitization, ehr systems

In recent years, there has been a significant push toward digitizing healthcare records. The traditional method of using paper charts and files to store patient information is quickly becoming outdated, with more and more healthcare providers making the switch to electronic health records (EHRs). But is this shift worth it? Are EHRs truly more valuable than paper records? Let's take a closer look.

 

Harnessing big data to minimize hospital readmissions

Posted on Friday January 19, 2024  |  healthcare, big data, patient care, healthcare tips, readmissions

For decades, hospital readmissions have plagued healthcare systems, draining resources and impacting patient well-being. But a transformative power is emerging: big data. No longer just a buzzword, it's becoming a potent weapon in the fight against readmissions, empowering healthcare professionals to design proactive interventions, from targeted preventative measures to personalized post-discharge care plans. Read on to discover how big data is paving the way for a healthier future for both patients and hospitals.

 

Transforming healthcare: The pros of telemedicine

Posted on Monday December 18, 2023  |  healthcare, health, telemedicine, Medicine, health it

Telemedicine has completely changed how healthcare professionals care for patients, becoming a driving force in the modern healthcare landscape. This article dives deep into the powerful impact of telemedicine, unpacking its many benefits that open the door to a new era of healthcare that's easier to reach and more efficient. By exploring this topic, you'll discover how technology is necessary to healthcare, offering advantages for patients and professionals alike.

 

HIPAA and IT: The 4 key factors

Posted on Wednesday October 18, 2023  |  it, healthcare, hipaa

There is a reason medical records are regarded as confidential. In addition to general respect for privacy, their illicit disclosure has caused social stigma and job discrimination for patients. In order to protect patient privacy, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted, granting patients final say over access to their health records. Fulfilling and maintaining HIPAA is required for organizations in the healthcare industry. When it comes to HIPAA and information technology, there are four key factors to keep in mind.

 

Transforming healthcare with mobile device management

Posted on Monday September 18, 2023  |  healthcare, mobile device management, mdm in healthcare

From streamlining patient care to optimizing administrative processes, mobile technology has revolutionized how healthcare companies operate. However, with this advancement comes the critical responsibility of managing these devices effectively. This is where mobile device management (MDM) steps in, offering a comprehensive solution for healthcare business owners to ensure security, compliance, and operational efficiency.

 

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