As August 21, 2020 marks the 24th anniversary of Bill Clinton’s HIPAA Law, it is not a bad time to reflect on how the law has been doing. As with any big changes in healthcare, whether the advent of Electronic Health Systems (EHRs) in the past decade or a pandemic like COVID-19, nothing stays the same. All laws, rules, and regulations occasionally need some breathing room and this also applies to HIPAA. Here is an update on HIPPA changes and some examples of what not to do.
How Conversational AI Helps Restore The Doctor-Patient Relationship
Artificial intelligence (AI) is known for using Big Data to detect anomalies in medical imaging, predict health outcomes, personalize treatment plans, even perform robotic surgery. One of the newest entrants to the AI movement is a form of “conversational AI” aimed at helping restore the doctor-patient relationship by alleviating the documentation burden.
Why Health IT Teams Need Cloud Management Now More Than Ever
The global healthcare cloud computing market is expected to reach $55 billion by 2025, up from $20 billion in 2018. Historically, hospitals have slowly migrated singular applications, like EMRs or contact center technology, to the cloud. But in the wake of COVID-19, healthcare professionals are looking to scale healthcare services rapidly – making the move to cloud even more imperative.
The Pressure To Publish Rapidly: The Risks Vs. Rewards Of Fast-Tracked COVID-19 Studies
While time is of the essence as hospitals and health systems, drug regulatory agencies, and the general public prepare for the virus’s second wave, concerns around the dangers of accelerated research studies must also be considered.
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Hospital Ensures High Availability In The AWS Cloud With SIOS DataKeeper
SIOS Chosen for its Ability to Deliver both High Availability and High Performance.
How Payspan Conquered The Unique Challenges Of NAS Migrations In Healthcare
Complex unstructured data migration tests healthcare payments company.
Healthcare’s Unique Challenge: Managing Employee Spend
Healthcare facilities nationwide face increasing pressure to reduce costs across their organization. Providing patient care is the top priority. For that reason, healthcare executives take advantage of cost savings opportunities within administrative spend to reinvest in critical business areas. These reinvestment efforts enable them to provide better quality care.
Vitality Health Services — The Search For A Secure Place To Store Data
Technology has rapidly changed the chiropractic industry. Less than 5 years ago, only a handful of large chiropractic practices could afford X-ray machines. With the advancement in radiological equipment technology, the cost of this equipment has decreased significantly. Patients are also asking for a quicker turnaround on X-ray diagnostics, forcing their chiropractic care professionals to invest in this technology located on-premises.
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Leveraging The HHS Cybersecurity Report
The long-anticipated Report on Improving Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry has been released by the HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, and with it comes clear, prescriptive recommendations on protecting your organization from the growing risk of cyber-attacks.
The True ROI Of SSO And VDI
To protect PHI, healthcare organizations often build a system of usernames and complex passwords. But why are we still relying on usernames and passwords when solutions such as single sign-on (SSO) have a measurable benefit of giving time back to clinicians, which is everything in healthcare. That time saved –amounting to hours per week – can now be spent with patients, increasing both patient and clinician satisfaction.
Improving Patient Outcomes With Smartphones: UW Medicine Valley Medical Center’s Story
UW Medicine’s Valley Medical Center dramatically improved patient outcomes after moving to a smartphone-based platform for clinical communication and alarm and alert notification.
24th World Congress on Pediatrics, Neonatology & Primary Care
October 19 - 20, 2020