Newsletter | June 20, 2019

06.20.19 -- Priming Your Practice: Security Protection And Preparedness


WEDI 2019 Summer Forum: Bridging EDI to API – Working for Today, Preparing for Tomorrow! will bring together the brightest minds in healthcare to discuss the important issues impacting health IT and interoperability. The two-day event will take place July 30 to 31 at the ADA Conference Center in Chicago and is open to healthcare stakeholders across provider, payer, vendor, and government entities.

Featured Articles
Patient Experience Or Patient Outcomes — Why Not Both?
Guest Column | By Jim Higgins, Solutionreach

Whether healthcare organizations receive payment through the fee-for-service or value-based models, giving patients the best possible outcomes to their medical challenges remains a top priority for every healthcare professional.

Bridging Digital Technology And Humanity To Help Transform Healthcare
Article | By M. Bridget Duffy, Vocera Communications

Technology, when designed for the right reason and used in the right way, has tremendous value in healthcare. And it is time to understand that value and the impact technology can have on humanizing healthcare by measuring how it improves the lives of clinicians, patients, and their families.

Priming Your Practice: Security Protection And Preparedness
Guest Column | By Troy Young, AdvancedMD Inc.

Providers should prioritize the safety of patient health information (PHI) and remain diligent about HIPAA security and privacy regulations, particularly if they want to survive the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) audits. Here’s a look at growing threats and ways medical practices can protect themselves.

In Case You Missed It
4 Ways To Soothe The Pain Points Of An Epic Installation
Guest Column | By Mark Spinner, AccessOne

It’s no secret that an Epic installation can initially pose challenges for any organization, from decreased productivity in the months after go-live to billing issues, scheduling difficulties, and more. But the experience of one health system shows a well-thought-out strategy for maintaining patient financial engagement can support a seamless experience — and protect revenue.


The 11th ACO & Payer Leadership Summit is the premium forum bringing c-level executives from both public and private health insurance plans, ACOs, integrated hospital systems and independent physician groups together with solution providers. The one-on-one meetings and the presentations offer an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the healthcare industry. Find out more.

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