The citizen healthcare experience

Let citizen experiences drive your decision making In healthcare, citizen needs, expectations, and priorities can change quickly and with little warning. There’s no better example of this than the way COVID-19 immediately affected how organizations serve their customers and how healthcare providers prioritize patients, with many elective surgeries postponed.


What Is HIPAA Compliance: Guidelines for Becoming Compliant

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a U.S. law designed to protect individual privacy by establishing national standards for maintaining sensitive patient health information and medical records. HIPAA compliance rules incorporate requirements from several other legislative acts, including the Public Health Service Act and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.


What It Actually Means to be HIPAA Compliant

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, is a federal regulation in the United States that protects healthcare data containing personal health information, or PHI. It also covers Electronic PHI, or E-PHI, which are digital records of this information. The ability to effectively using healthcare data is essential for improving patient outcomes, quality of care, resource allocation, revenues, and other operations.


How a Hospital uses OneDesk to connect their departments and software

With the pandemic that rocked the world in 2020, a spotlight has been shone on healthcare systems and the challenges there are in running these institutions. Beyond the medical and research components, there are lots of supporting departments that are still needed to ensure hospitals and medical equipment are operating effectively.

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Increase in Cybersecurity Threats in Healthcare

Technology plays a crucial role in the operation of today’s healthcare service organization. Many hospitals are increasing use of modern technologies like mobile computing and cloud services to improve care delivery, resulting in far-reaching impact for doctors and administrators. At the same time, the current COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted almost every aspect of life. The situation has accelerated the adoption of virtual care to stay relevant during the pandemic.


2021 Cybersecurity in healthcare

Breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise in the healthcare industry. The recent acceleration of digital technology and connectivity within Healthcare has led to significant patient care delivery improvements, more effective population health management, and better patient outcomes. With this increased technology and connectivity, however, comes increased exposure to cyberattacks that can impact patient care delivery, safety, and privacy.


Healthcare and Life Sciences Digital Trends for 2021

For healthcare and life sciences organizations, 2020 began like many other years. They looked to the year ahead and focused on how to best serve their patients, members, and other constituents through their latest innovation. As we now know, nothing about 2020 was ordinary, especially for leaders within these industries.


The role of data in COVID-19 vaccination record keeping

The role of data in COVID-19 vaccination record keeping Now that the Pfizer vaccine has been approved by the FDA for use in the US, and the Moderna vaccine likely isn’t far behind, we are now on the verge of being able to emerge from the social distancing world that began earlier in 2020. Recent news has talked about distributing a vaccination record card to everyone who gets a COVID-19 vaccine.


Buyer's Guide for GxP-Compliant Document Management

According to the FDA, 30 percent of clinical trials are flagged for data-integrity violations (i.e. missing source data and corrupted audit trails). The patchwork of evolving regulations, as well as relying on non-compliant consumer-grade technology to handle data collection and storage, are often hurdles in getting your raw data into a format that is submission-ready.