Smaller practices might not be quite ready to take on the challenges of MACRA, but it’s never too early for MSPs to start talking tech solutions with them. Small practices in particular are going to find themselves facing an incredibly complex reimbursement environment and, according to Diagnostic Imaging, tech won’t be an option in keeping up. By Megan Williams, contributing writer
Every year, millions of people die from preventable diseases and conditions including diabetes, obesity, infectious disease, chronic respiratory disease, and cardiovascular disease. As technology becomes more fundamental to healthcare, preventive healthcare innovation (technologies used in measures adopted for disease prevention instead of treatment) are showing big predicted growth.
Vendor is likely to blame for yet another recent potential exposure of healthcare data.
DDS leader, Absolute releases whitepaper on the cost of healthcare data breach settlements involving lost or stolen devices. By Megan Williams, contributing writer
Almost exclusively, the news around healthcare data breaches focuses on mass — only the biggest and most broadly impactful violations receive much attention. According to an Information Management article, this might all soon be changing thanks to new action from the HHS Office for Civil Rights and its enforcement of rules surrounding HIPAA.
Q3 and Q4 just might be the perfect time to upsell security solutions By Megan Williams, contributing writer
A recent survey reveals the majority of hospitals are not using patient-reported outcomes. By Megan Williams, contributing writer
In a world riddled with data breaches it can be easy to forget one of the biggest threats to patient data is internal mishandling by providers. Case in point: HHS announced Advocate Health Care Network agreed to a settlement with OCR (the Office for Civil Rights) for $5.55 million. By Megan Williams, contributing writer
Across most of healthcare’s history, care models have been influenced by caregivers and government decisions. The advent of new technologies is changing that. By Megan Williams, contributing writer
A Pennsylvania study of a year-long RPM pilot resulted in $8,000 per-patient annual savings in medical costs for heart failure patients and a one-third reduction in hospitalizations. By Megan Williams, contributing writer