When analyzed by practice type and age, EHR and meaningful use statistics show lower attestation rates among solo practitioners and physicians over 60 years old. But it's not just EHRs. mHealth use lags, too.
Healthcare providers must assure patients the utmost security, confidentiality, and integrity of sensitive information. This means maintaining total HIPAA compliance within their organization, including healthcare IT infrastructure. This white paper elucidates HIPAA compliant IT infrastructure, from physical and environmental controls, to appropriate guidelines between a Covered Entity and data center provider when outsourcing. It also helps clarify key points including service provider qualifications, and why Business Associate Agreements are integral for establishing accountability with partners.
For more than 60 years, Blood Systems has been offering its life-giving services throughout the Western U.S. Blood Systems wanted to optimize its network for business value, migrating to the latest WAN services. Read this white paper to learn how Blood Systems increased flexibility and now support business continuity requirements so the nation’s blood supply wouldn’t be interrupted in the face of a natural disaster or pandemic.
In this Web seminar, learn firsthand from five healthcare organizations how, after integrating Perceptive Software enterprise content management (ECM) products, they are realizing cost and time-saving benefits enterprise-wide. The customer panel will share lessons learned and best practices for deploying ECM technology with their business and health information systems.
Join Michael Young, director of Telemedicine at the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, as he shares best practices in implementing telepresence as part of the telehealth solution.
The Indiana Senate has unanimously passed a bill expanding Medicaid reimbursement for telemedicine. Advocates hope expanded use of tele-consultations and more mobile medicine in general will help fill rural provider gaps.
A large percentage of the Americans that the Affordable Care Act aims to bring into the insurance pool access the Web primarily through their smartphones. For the ACA to achieve its potential, federal and state governments must reach those citizens where it's most convenient for the consumer.
It shouldn't be a surprise that approximately 20 percent of healthcare companies that are adopting mobile technologies do not have clear intentions. mHIMSS Editor Eric Wicklund dissects the root causes.