In the midst of industry consolidation, shrinking margins, and fierce competition for talent, health care payers are facing increasing pressure to deliver more cost efficient, high-quality patient care. Learn how to succeed in this dynamic healthcare market by integrating financial and HR systems to tackle immediate challenges and create scalability for the future.
Protecting PHI is not optional. Data security is so important in healthcare that fear of jeopardizing patient privacy and facing fines leads many providers to reject modern and more efficient cloud software. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this eye-opening e-book to get the facts on how the cloud can help your office provide better, more secure patient care:
How built-in data encryption keeps your PHI, DICOM studies safe
Why more security pros are concerned with user behavior than cloud tools
What your organization should know about the cloud and compliance
Patients come with lots of paperwork. The ability to securely access it on your smartphone or laptop could be a game-changer. But can your personal devices ever be secure enough to manage PHI? Surprisingly, this informative whitepaper shows that, with the right preparation, using your personal device can actually help you keep your organization more secure.
Why data encryption is often easier to adopt as part of a cloud initiative
What top security threat your employees are less susceptible to on personal devices
How to manage device updates and passwords for the greatest protection
The use of wristbands to identify hospital patients has been a standard practice for well over half a century. Handwritten, typed or printed, wristbands were originally created to provide an easy way for caregivers to verify identity at any point along the patient’s healthcare journey. From newborns in the delivery area to geriatric patients in rehabilitation, everyone got a wristband. And that’s how things worked until the introduction of barcode technology.
By putting barcodes on hospital wristbands, healthcare facilities can leverage a host of connected technologies to improve safety and quality of care. It’s also the most effective way to comply with the National Patient Safety Goal (NPSG) to “Improve the accuracy of patient identification,” which the Joint Commission has included in its annual goals since 2003.
Delivering the best possible care to every patient is a complex, interconnected process that involves every department in a healthcare facility. From the moment a patient enters a facility, a wide range of activities must be performed by many different employees from different functional areas — in a timely and efficient way—to ensure the best possible outcome, including performing tests, collecting specimens, administering medications and delivering treatments. Each one of these activities must be coordinated and documented as part of an overall care plan. But the first step is making sure clinicians are treating the right patient—in the right way—every time.
Zebra’s white paper explores the critical impact positive patient identification (PPID) has on patient safety throughout the administrative, diagnostic and treatment phases of a patient’s stay. The paper also explores how PPID can improve staff efficiency and help healthcare organizations meet the needs of changing patient dem
Agile and innovative companies like Netflix, Instagram, Amazon, Airbnb, and Uber have used exponential technologies to completely disrupt their industries. But some of the largest industries in the world have fallen prey to these and other disruptive companies. And most of them didn’t even see it coming. The convergence of exponential technologies, along with bold thinking and the willingness to take risks, is completely altering the business landscape. And that landscape is changing at an accelerating pace.
Disruption is occurring far more quickly than ever before. On average, an S&P 500 company is being replaced every 2 weeks, and over 40% of today’s Fortune 500 companies on the S&P 500 will no longer exist within 10 years. The only options are to disrupt yourself or be disrupted by your competition. Which will you choose? If you choose the former, do you know how to proceed? This guide shares strategies you can employ today to start future-proofing your company.
With the proliferation of health and fitness data due to personal fitness trackers, medical devices and other sensors that collect real-time information, cognitive computing is becoming more and more important. Cognitive computing systems, with the ability to understand, reason and learn while interacting with human-generated data, enable providers to find meaningful patterns in vast seas of information. IBM Watson Health is leveraging the power of cognitive computing to help providers make data-driven decisions to improve and save lives worldwide, while controlling healthcare costs. Read our whitepaper and learn about the new era of cognitive computing and how it can improve health outcomes, optimize care and engage individuals in making healthy choices.
Enterprise customers can take advantage of the many benefits provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) to achieve business agility, cost savings, and high availability by running their SAP environments on the AWS Cloud.
Many Enterprise customers run SAP production workloads on AWS today; including those that run on NON-SAP DBs (Oracle, MS SQL, DB2) or on SAP DBs (SAP HANA, SAP ASE). To support the demand of high memory instances, AWS have disclosed their SAP HANA instance roadmap (8TB and 16TB in 2018) and just made 4TB x1e instances available. A few examples of how AWS helped SAP customers cut costs, improve performance and agility include BP reducing 1/3 of their SAP infrastructure cost, Zappos successfully migrating to SAP HANA on AWS in less than 48 hours and enabling a major Healthcare and Life Science company to run BW on HANA with 30% better performance vs. on premise.
This guide is intended for SAP customers and partners who want to learn about the benefits and options for running SAP solutions on AWS, or who want to know how to implement and operate their SAP environment effectively on AWS.
Hospitals and health systems are scrutinizing costs and being forced to make tough decisions affecting patients and their own financial status.Health technology acquisition, standardization, and utilization decisions are becoming ever more important as the costs associated with making wrong decisions continue to escalate. With the array of new technologies clamoring for attention, utilizing evidence is the foundation for meaningful decisions.
What is the role of evidence-based medicine in population health management?
With the emergence of value-based reimbursement, more and more health systems have a renewed focus on population health management. See how evidence-based medicine becomes the "sheet music" to an effective population health program.
Patients trust healthcare organisations with vast amounts of their sensitive data – not just details on their medical and social wellbeing, but also personally identifiable information such as dates of birth and residential addresses.
People will always make mistakes – and, unfortunately, in busy and stressful workplaces, such as hospitals and medical clinics, the likelihood of this increases. Without the right processes and technologies in place to help overcome this to avoid mistakes, sensitive patient information remains at risk.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Apr 19, 2012
Hear how solutions from Allscripts have helped clients achieve Meaningful Use and capture Stimulus funds. To date, more than $300 million in Stimulus funds have been received by Allscripts clients. There is still time to receive full Stimulus incentives. Why wait?
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Apr 19, 2012
Listen to a Meaningful Use Journey Webinar to learn about the Allscripts roadmap to achieving Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2. To date, more than $300 million in Stimulus funds have been received by Allscripts clients. Have you received your Stimulus funds yet? Why wait?
Published By: SunGard
Published Date: Aug 14, 2012
Florida Hospital performs recovery tests twice a year, recovering more than 100 applications. The healthcare organization needed a recovery strategy that improved communication and efficiency, managed a complex change control process, and that would keep staff at home during a disaster.
With the Managed Recovery Program, SunGard is Florida Hospital's recovery team, ensuring recovery configurations keep pace with production changes, managing recovery test execution, and providing a single point of contact for the complete recovery program.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jun 12, 2013
This IDC Health Insights Perspective discusses the growing importance of CRM for healthcare payers, its expected benefits and potential challenges, and suggested best practices for harnessing CRM capabilities to drive enhanced value for both payers and end consumers.