Healthcare News

The Role of Mobility And Digital Automation in Patient Engagement

Posted by Lauren Preston on Tue, Dec 27, 2016 @ 03:34 PM

 SIGNiX Executive Vice President Pem Guerry recently co-wrote an article for Health IT Outcomes with Sam Johnson, president and CEO of RELATIENT—a web-based Patient Relationship & Engagement engine.

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Tags: patient engagement, digital automation

SIGNiX Teams with RELATIENT to Improve Patient Engagement

Posted by Peg Olson on Mon, Nov 07, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

Patient engagement is vital to healthcare providers. And, like most challenges today, the right technology can provide a solution that is both efficient and effective. An excellent example is the partnership between tech companies SIGNiX and RELATIENT to tackle patient registration.

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How Mobility Continues to Shape Healthcare

Posted by Jamey Edwards on Wed, Oct 19, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Mobility is playing a significant role in many industries – but it is transforming healthcare. The industry continues to move from analog to digital, and from location-driven episodic care to on-demand care anywhere. Even though healthcare is deeply rooted in risk aversion and the status quo, breakthroughs are occurring at a rapid pace, and the industry is evolving. At Cloudbreak Health, we’re firm believers in this evolution.

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The Alphabet Soup of Healthcare Compliance

Posted by Chris Apgar, CISSP on Wed, Sep 14, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

It’s a complicated world out there, and the never ending changes in technology and regulation keep everyone on their toes and/or fearful of what they missed. When it comes to compliance, whether you’re implementing EHR technology, e-signature technology or really any new system or process, there’s a laundry list of regulations to follow. You have HIPAA, the HITECH Act, the Meaningful Use Rule, PCI DSS and the list goes on. I call it the alphabet soup of compliance.  As often happens, regulatory compliance may by siloed by each of those acronyms leaving more of an opportunity to miss something or to duplicate efforts creating confusion for staff and customers.

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8 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Cyber Risk

Posted by Barry S. Herrin on Wed, Sep 07, 2016 @ 11:46 AM

A picture might say a thousand words, but in the case of cyber-security, statistics speak millions. According to presentations from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Secret Service:

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4 Keys to Cyber Security Self-Defense

Posted by Gary Seay on Thu, Feb 25, 2016 @ 07:30 AM

The Internet, now enabled with high performance, high reliability and low-cost connectivity, is enabling the transformation of every aspect of the human experience, and it has redefined how entire industries operate.

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Let’s Make Two-Factor Authentication More Prominent in Healthcare Than Data Breaches

Posted by John Harris on Fri, Dec 18, 2015 @ 07:00 AM

We’ve sung two-factor authentication’s praises before, and we’ll continue to sing them in 2016. Two-factor authentication is a vital extra layer of protection in today’s world where digital information is always vulnerable. One of the most common ways to authenticate a person (to prove they are who they say they are) is username and password. However, this alone is too easy for skilled and experienced hackers. 

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DOJ Guidance Memo Focusing on Individual and Executive Prosecution

Posted by Bret S. Bissey on Wed, Nov 04, 2015 @ 07:30 AM

In September 2015, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a memo focusing on the increased prosecution that will target individuals and executives involved with crimes. The DOJ memo, commonly known as the Yates memo, is significant because it indicates what the DOJ believes the focus of corporate cases will be in the future, and many experts agree that healthcare fraud cases fall under this guidance.

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[Infographic] The Perils of Paperwork in Healthcare

Posted by Mary Bruce on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 @ 12:31 PM

The volume of paperwork in healthcare is staggering, and it’s hurting administration and care from all angles. We know there’s a better away!
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Why Now is The Time to Protect Your Healthcare Documents

Posted by Mary Bruce on Thu, Jun 11, 2015 @ 08:30 AM

 

In its special series, “The Hacking of America,” NBC Nightly News is currently shining a spotlight on one of today’s most pressing issues: identity theft. On Wednesday, May 27, the special zeroed in on the healthcare industry, citing it as one of the most vulnerable industries for a data breach. As the media sheds light on the importance of implementing highly secure information technology software, the advice should be a top priority for hospitals—and any other healthcare organization storing records.

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