Newsletter | November 14, 2019

11.14.19 -- Hospital Secure Messaging: 7 Lessons Learned

Featured Articles
Data Breaches: Safeguarding Your Healthcare Organization
Guest Column | By Callie Guenther, Critical Start

Breaches are increasing — a proactive approach to data protection can help you safeguard your organization’s data.

Omni-Channel Communication: The Frontier Healthcare Needs To Target
Guest Column | By Abhinav Shashank, Innovaccer

One of the many aspects that insurers focus on to create more value through their health plans is to improve communication with the members. In the era of growing digitization, most payers have started to offer online services. However, many beneficiaries still use traditional channels to interact with insurers. Does it imply that members are averse to using digital channels for communication?

Hospital Secure Messaging: 7 Lessons Learned
  Article | By Dr. Sean Spina, Island Health

As I was going through the metal detector at the airport, I tossed my pager in the bin. The security official looked at me and said, “You work in healthcare, don’t you?” I asked, “Why do you say that?” She said, “No one else uses pagers except for people in healthcare.” Her comment struck me; I thought, Wow. She is totally right.

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HIPAA vs. HITRUST, And Why It Matters
Guest Column | By Perry Price, Revation Systems

As technology continues to permeate the healthcare industry, ensuring that technology partners are compliant with the most current security regulations in order to protect sensitive patient data has become critically importance. With more data in the cloud than ever before, and the imminent threat of a data breach continuously on the rise, it is no surprise just how significant protecting patient data has become.

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