Category Archives: Healthcare IT

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Thieves Are Lurking, so Protect Your Privileged Data

Protect Your Privileged Data

What steps are you taking within your home care organization to protect sensitive patient information? Amid all of the regulatory and reimbursement changes that are altering the delivery of home health and hospice services in fundamental ways, I understand how … Continue Reading

Improving Care Quality Focus of New E-book

Central Focus of Home Care Regulations Improving Care Quality

As an executive, clinician or therapist at a home care organization, your mission is to provide quality outcomes for your patients. For patients, those outcome goals may be modest: recovery from a painful wound; using a walker to go to … Continue Reading

5 Home Care Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Nurse talking to elderly patient

As the holiday season comes to a close, our thoughts naturally turn to what the new year will bring. Over the past few years, changes to the home care industry – like all facets of healthcare delivery – have been … Continue Reading

Convenience or Control—Addressing the Laptop Conundrum

A nurse performing healthcare IT updates to a laptop.

There are pros and cons to just about every decision in life, and running IT for a field-based nursing team is no different. For example, is it better to bring every laptop into the office for a major healthcare IT … Continue Reading

Anthem Breach Puts Focus on Data Security

Anthem Breach Puts Focus on Data Security

The Anthem breach, which affects the patient and demographic information of nearly 79 million people, has shined a bright light on data security practices among healthcare providers. HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, covered the privacy … Continue Reading