Securing Healthcare Information in a Digital World

While the rapid advancements in telehealth and digital healthcare that have been spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic promise to deliver more care to more people more affordably, they have also opened up new avenues for bad actors to access sensitive information like patient data. It’s no secret…


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How Automation is Cutting Healthcare Costs

In the past decade, the digitization of healthcare has advanced by leaps and bounds. Yet, even though healthcare systems worldwide have adopted things like Electronic Health Records and telehealth services in record numbers, we are only beginning to scratch the surface of what medical computers…


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Why Specialty Healthcare Will Go Remote

While the rest of the world fights to end the pandemic and return to normal, the pre-pandemic normal will never return for the healthcare industry. While several of the emergency protocols demanded by social distancing measures and surging infection rates will disappear, many of the technical…


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Eliminating Friction for an Easier Vaccination Program

With COVID-19 vaccines finally released, healthcare is now slowly shifting to the mindset of how best to administer doses to frontline workers and those at highest risk. Normally, this wouldn’t be AS big a shock to our health system as we’re seeing now, however, there are new variables to consider.…


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The Vaccine Supply Chain: Why Healthcare Cybersecurity Has Never Been More Important

As vaccines finally start entering syringes and patients in the UK, the world awaits with baited breath the return of more normal times. Of course, we’re all aware that the vaccine supply chain, though hard working as it may be, won’t be capable of blasting out the millions of doses needed to…


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Patients Will Soon Gain Access to Clinical Notes: How That Impacts Your Note-Taking

We’ve discussed before the industry-wide push for patient empowerment and value-based care. And while this push is surely still happening, a recent delay in the federal “Open Notes” rule that would grant patients instant access to their clinical notes has slowed this push.  This by no means…


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What is Clinical Documentation Improvement and How is it Achieved?

We’ve discussed burnout several times on this blog and for good reason. It’s a pervasive issue that strikes both nurses and physicians. As such, issues that contribute to this burnout, especially during this incredibly trying moment in medical history, deserve to be brought into the spotlight and…


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How to Address the Rising Patient Appointment Cancellation Problem

Patient appointment cancellation has been a thorn in the side of many a care provider for several years. They’re a normal enough occurrence- peoples’ lives are hectic and oft unpredictable. Unfortunately, in the case of a healthcare appointment, that blocked off time slot is much more valuable than…


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3 Must-Haves for a Remote Monitoring Program in Your Facility

Despite healthcare’s notorious aversion to new technology and new modes of operation, there has been a widespread adoption of innovative new technology as facilities become forced to adapt to an infection-conscious world and clientele. Suddenly, tech adoption that used to only be limited to EHRs,…


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Healthcare Recession: How Can Providers Help Their Patients and Themselves?

When we think of a recession, we often tend to exempt healthcare facilities from the conversation. Afterall, people are constantly in need of healing and care. Because of this, many tend to think of a “healthcare recession” as nothing more than fiction and believe the industry as a whole is…


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