This white paper shows how information availability solutions ensure the availability and accessibility of data and applications, regardless of planned or unplanned interruptions. They transform costly unproductive downtime into value producing uptime and help IT managers solve the challenges of automated patient care and compliance.
Published By: HP-Intel®
Published Date: Jul 22, 2013
The impact of healthcare legislation in the United States (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 [ARRA] and the HITECHAct) will accelerate spending on healthcare IT and increase adoption.
of clinical applications
Published By: Phunware
Published Date: Aug 11, 2014
Many hospitals are losing revenue and receiving poor reviews due to process inefficiencies that can often result in missed or delayed appointments and patient dissatisfaction. Additionally, with the influx of newly insured health care patients resulting from the Affordable Care Act’s new regulations, it is more of a challenge than ever before to guide patients through the hospital system in an efficient manner.
In this white paper, we’ll examine how hospitals can use mobile technology to enhance the patient and visitor experience and drive new revenue through increased efficiency.
There will be a ransomware attack on businesses every 14 seconds by the end of 2019 . Every 40 seconds, one of those attacks will prove successful , with devastating effects ranging from permanent loss of irreplaceable data to life-threatening interruptions to patient care. In years past, expert malware authors packaged up their know-how into costly exploit kits sold on the underground market. Cyber criminals had to recover high upfront costs before launching a campaign and realizing a profit. Today, ransomware-as a-service groups like Satan make it easier than ever before for would-be cyber criminals with minimal technical skills to launch attacks, offering free ransomware toolkits and hands-on help to manage campaigns and extort payments. Read our white paper to learn how CylancePROTECT® prevents Petya, Goldeneye, WannaCry, Satan, and many more from executing, with machine learning models dating back to September 2015, long before the ransomware first appeared in the wild.
When Daniel Shuler joined Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) as CISO in 2016, he knew the hospital would be a tempting target for cyber criminals due to the massive troves of sensitive data it collects to diagnose and treat patients. Over the next three years, Shuler spearheaded a complete overhaul of PCH’s security fabric. First, he decommissioned the legacy AV and engaged BlackBerry Cylance’s ThreatZERO™ consultants to deploy CylancePROTECT® on over 4,000 endpoints. Soon after, CylancePROTECT stopped a ransomware attack that could have disrupted patient care by preventing access to electronic medical record data. Next, he engaged a BlackBerry Cylance Red Team to perform annual penetration testing assignments. Says Shuler, “Our relationship is unique in my experience. BlackBerry Cylance has proven repeatedly that they have our best interests at heart and that they share our commitment to provide the best care possible for children and their families.” Read the case study for the full s
To gain fast access to patient records, Kochi Medical School Hospital in Japan struggled to use aging mobile devices that were unreliable and expensive to repair. Read the case study to learn how the hospital used IBM Mobility Services and desktop cloud to deploy hundreds of mobile devices at a lower per-device cost in a security-rich cloud environment. IBM helped the hospital achieve anywhere, anytime access to patient records; maintain the confidentiality of patient medical information; improve patient care coordination; and increase staff productivity.
Today, the growth in the volume, variety, and availability of health data allows greater focus on individual wellness, as well as a way to provide care in a smarter way. In this webcast you will learn how the IBM Integration solution for healthcare can provide rapid connectivity, simplify IT infrastructure and drive enhanced patient care.
With so many provisions and rules involved in the Affordable Care Act, it’s easy to get confused about what takes effect when. This timeline covers from 2010 through 2018 in a clear, 1-page layout. It also indicates what provisions apply to all plans and those which apply only to non-grandfathered plans.
This report looks at the challenges and requirements of protecting confidential patient data online, the risk of security breaches in the world of EHR, and the measures that healthcare organizations must take in order to achieve and maintain compliance.
Throughout the industrialized world, healthcare systems are in crisis. Aging populations and skyrocketing costs are putting unprecedented financial and organizational pressure on healthcare providers and payers. The result is often a decreasing level of care. In response, fundamental changes are taking place. Patient-centric systems are evolving in which the patient's well-being and the responsibility for good health are defining treatment and operational policies.
Published By: Imprivata
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
When the U.S. Congress passed the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996, among the law's many provisions was the establishment of formal regulations designed to protect the confidentiality and security of patient information. In addition to mandating new policies and procedures, the HIPAA security regulations require mechanisms for controlling access to patient data on healthcare providers' information technology (IT) systems.
Published By: Blue Lane
Published Date: Oct 01, 2007
The healthcare industry has benefited from the breakneck pace of digitization - spanning everything from payments to patient records to X-ray film - but it has also been increasingly exposed to greater risk. Efforts to increase healthcare provider productivity via increased digitization and system interconnectivity have to be counterbalanced against the growing concerns for patient privacy and a backdrop of increasing liability.
In order to deliver quality patient care, Health First must exchange information with a large number of partners, customers, and vendors on a timely basis. Complicating this enormous task is the fact that Health First has over 15 business units using a variety of mission-critical applications.
The importance of healthcare providers to assure their patients the utmost security, confidentiality and integrity of their sensitive information cannot be understated. This means being HIPAA compliant within every aspect of their practice, with a particular emphasis on the components of their healthcare IT infrastructure
This white paper described elements and best practices of a HIPAA compliant data center. This comprehensive guide spans the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards of the HIPAA Security rule from the physical security and environmental controls necessary of the facility itself, to the requirements needed between a Covered Entity (CE) and the data center provider when outsourcing.
Detailing both the benefits and risks of a third-party partnership, this white paper provides answers to key questions such as what exactly makes a data center HIPAA compliant, what to look for when choosing a service provider to work with, and why a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) is important for establishing accountability with these partners.
The healthcare industry is poised for a transformation in patient care. Learn how IBM helps leverage the full breadth of patient information, from across systems and providers , to create a complete picture of healthy information and more.
This webcast features a conversation with Tom Lentz, Manager of IT and Finance for the Facilities Department at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD/USA. During this Webcast, Axendia Industry Analyst Daniel Matlis discusses with Mr. Lentz how The Johns Hopkins Hospital uses its Integrated Asset and Service Management solution to improve uptime to support patient care; control costs for procurement, maintenance, labor and materials; support regulatory compliance activities; and use workflow capabilities for internal controls.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: May 01, 2014
Pottstown Medical Specialists, Inc. (PMSI), is one of the earliest adopters of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH). Allscripts TouchWorks enabled the organization to exceed at meeting PCMH standards, exponentially raising their level of care while receiving significant financial incentives.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Mar 11, 2015
See how Allscripts Professional EHR™ is helping Choice Medical Group raise its standards of care to an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) level, with analytics, patient engagement and an open framework.
Choice Medical Group is an Independent Physicians Association with 40 independent physicians spread across a 70-mile radius in the high desert. This organization must coordinate care with an additional 120 specialists and deliver quality care to an extremely rural population. Allscripts Professional EHR™ is helping the Association raise its standards of care to an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) level, with analytics, patient engagement and an open framework, ensuring that geographic distance does not limit quality care availability.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010, and the amendments made by the Healthcare and Reconciliation Act of 2010 (together, known as the Affordable Care Act), have significant employment tax and information reporting implications. This survival guide will address the changes facing employers. You’ll find explanations of compliance issues, checklists of what your company should be doing, and a calendar of important effective dates.
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