Newsletter | December 6, 2018

12.06.18 -- How To Develop A Cyber Security Practice

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How To Develop A Cyber Security Practice
Guest Column | By Alfred Rolington, GDPR Advisory Board

The potential business revenue from rising compliance requirements and security threats is hard to ignore. The increasing press coverage of ransomware attacks and fines for noncompliance is driving awareness and urgency. Even the slow adopter business owners and managers know something needs to be done to limit their corporate risks and individual exposure, and time isn’t on their side. What tools are necessary, how to integrate it into the IT services offering, how to market it? What are the best ways to go about developing sound cyber-security policies and practices in 2018 that could be used for commercial gain as well as internal commercial security? Here are some recommendations.

4 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Combat Payment Fraud
Guest Column | By Jeffrey W. Brown, VPay

The impact of payment fraud on healthcare organizations now totals $28 billion annually, making the need to shore up your organization’s defense critical. There are four action steps healthcare finance leaders can take to combat payment fraud.

Hospital Communication: How Many Apps Does It Take to Make A Phone Call?
Article | By Rhonda Collins, Vocera Communications

There’s enough complexity going on for care teams in a hospital without communication hurdles making it harder. Caregivers shouldn’t have to bounce from one app to another, be forced to retain names and phone numbers in working memory, or have to walk the hospital to find what they need. A doctor, nurse, or any care team member should only need to use a single app to communicate.

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How On-Demand Care Clinics Can Avoid False Claims Penalties And Stay Compliant
Guest Column | By Monte Sandler, DocuTAP

Processing an increasing number of claims can be a challenge for clinics without a billing service, not only because of the volume, but also because private payers have different policies and guidelines that can be confusing and difficult to keep up with. While many payers follow CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) guidelines, regulations can still vary by both state and payer.

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