HealthLeaders' survey on workforce management queried leaders from a cross-section of U.S. healthcare organizations, including hospitals, health systems, physician organizations, and long-term care/skilled nursing facilities. The 150 respondents represent executives across all disciplines — administration, clinical, operations, finance, marketing, and information. In the next three to five years, hospitals, health systems, and other patient service providers expect to augment their time-and-attendance and payroll systems with integrated applications that enable more sophisticated data crunching around labor analytics, acuity management, and staffing assignments. The goal? To convert the workforce from overhead to asset — a flexible, agile asset that will help organizations succeed in an increasingly demanding regulatory and competitive environment.
Yes, we all know that the requirements of the Occupational Health and
Safety Management System Standard published in March 2018 by the International Standards Organization (ISO), – from recordkeeping and documentation to communication and analysis – can be daunting. Many organizations have noted that, by the time they have completed all the documentation requirements for an ISO management system, it has become too cumbersome to have any practical use. But just as an industrial robot can increase productivity by taking over simple, repetitive tasks, there is technology available that can function alongside your OHS personnel to help them manage the documentation that is essential to implementing an effective, proactive management system.
Let’s look at some areas where technology can improve upon your information management and analysis system so your organization will benefit in tangible, practical ways…
The volume of information in the healthcare industry continues to grow exponentially. Meaningful Use, ICD-10, and Accountable Care are all contributing to this data growth. Download this whitepaper to learn how your organization can develop strategies to effectively manage this information throughout its life cycle.
This paper examines a new paradigm for Health Information and Records Management (HIRM) and provides practical guidance to help HIM professionals unwind paper records, offload the burden of low-value production work and lead the transition from traditional records management to an optimized HIRM model.
Within six months of implementing ECM in just one department, Sharp HealthCare experienced so many benefits, it wanted to expand the solution across its entire organization, integrating it with its EMR and other core applications.
To support a more robust exchange of health information across multiple systems and care settings, HIT must embrace future-state technology: A single data management solution built on a single platform that stores all content in its native format in a single archive.
Learn how to maximize efficiencies through greater system integration and automation, enable seamless interactions with providers, members and other constituents, and drive increased healthcare value with automated, value-based programs.
Published By: VersaSuite
Published Date: Aug 13, 2013
Healthcare providers do not have to live with functionality interruptions and budget strains created by an EHR that does not fit the facility. VersaSuite delivers a customizable EHR/HIS system to streamline the entire range of healthcare business processes.
With its clients’ needs as the cornerstone of its mission, a research and consulting firm in the healthcare industry wanted a better way to manage its business. The company had been using various spreadsheets and systems to track project and financial information, which made finding data time consuming and inefficient. As a project based business, with the majority of its projects ranging from 2-6 weeks in duration, the organization wanted an integrated solution to help optimize its overall project management approach. The firm selected Deltek and since implementation has experienced numerous benefits, including increased time savings, improved visibility into financial data and enhanced performance.
Health care organizations face a variety of security challenges—from the growing presence of online personal data to new methods of accessing and transferring medical information. Protecting sensitive data requires more vigilance than ever.
Learn how your IT security peers are responding to threats from mobile and cloud technologies to address these open systems in this latest SANS survey:New Threats Drive Improved Practices: State of Cybersecurity in Health Care Organizations. Inside you’ll see all the results—revealing better awareness of risks with improved commitment of resources and support.
Download now to learn more about how leading health care organizations:
Assess information ecosystems — to understand gaps in infrastructure
Establish data-centric security controls — focusing on information, not just infrastructure
Manage identities — tying data controls closely with identity and access management
Invest in incident response — documenting and maintaining a formal response p
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
HIPAA requires businesses that handle personal health information (PHI) to set up strong controls to ensure the security and integrity of that information. Learn how Tripwire Enterprise helps meet the detailed technical requirements of HIPAA and delivers continuous compliance.
A Smarter Process vision for healthcare. We live in an era in which customers expect perfection from their service providers. With competitors only a click (or tap) away, companies have a strong incentive to deliver flawless operations. Online retailers have set a high bar - in the way they engage customers throughout the entire sales process -not just during the commercial transaction, but before, during and after the transaction. Can healthcare and life sciences meet the challenge?
Read this white paper from the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) – the most respected association for the leaders of medical group practices. You’ll learn how you can take advantage of this niche audience and about technologies that these small and medium-sized businesses dedicated to health care need to run smoothly.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
The security-oriented rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of ‘electronic protected health information’ (ePHI). However, to comply with the Security Rule and to demonstrate that security controls are in place and working is no easy task, especially for today’s resource-constrained IT security teams.
AlienVault® Unified Security Management™ (USM) helps you to accelerate your path to HIPAA compliance and simplifies maintaining your HIPAA certification thereafter. With multiple essential security capabilities together into a single platform, AlienVault USM gives you an affordable and easy-to-use solution to satisfy the HIPAA Security Rule, and provides highly customizable, predefined HIPAA compliance reports out of the box, making it fast and simple to get the visibility you need to maintain your organization’s security posture.
Any organization that stores or transfers health or insurance records electronically must comply with HIPAA, from health care facilities to HR departments. PKWARE offers straightforward strategies for managing protected health information.
Do you need to implement corporate policies regarding security and confidential health information? Learn: How to use IT documentation to prepare for and pass Security audits; What IT data is critical for Security Standards; What is the difference between Security and IT Audits. You can implement a sustainable HIPAA Security Standard – Read this paper to learn more.
Published By: LogRhythm
Published Date: Sep 26, 2008
Is your organization adequately meeting the rules and regulations set forth in the Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)? Learn how LogRhythm’s comprehensive log management and analysis solution can help your organization meet or exceed HIPAA regulatory requirements.
Thanks to numerous, headline-making incidents in recent years,
cybercrime has risen toward the top of the concern list for many
organizations—and the customers with whom they do business.
You’ve heard many of the stories. Major health insurers, such as
Anthem, Premera BlueCross and CareFirst had personal information
for millions of their customers stolen. Sony Pictures experienced
a breach that not only embarrassed employees and adversely
impacted the release of the high-profile film, “The Interview,” but
also damaged systems and applications—making it extremely
difficult for the company to conduct business. The list goes on.
Some you maybe haven’t heard, like the one about CodeSpaces, a
provider of version management services to developers. When
attackers were able to gain access to its cloud-based management
consoles, they deleted the company’s entire infrastructure and
backups—ultimately forcing CodeSpaces out of business.
The bad news for organizations like yours is, thanks to the