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June 04, 2013
Cost effective high quality care requires new analytical, case management and collaboration solutions to improve efficiency and effectiveness. Learn how to reduce unnecessary re-hospitalizations, collaborate across healthcare organizations for better case management and impact on population health, coordinate care from hospital to long term care to the home for better outcomes, reach out to populations at risk for a healthier future at reduced cost, and explore how collaborative video solutions and analytics from Polycom and IBM can keep your patients well.
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April 04, 2013
The change from traditional fee-for-service payments to risk-based and value-based arrangements disrupts the traditional business model for providers, hospitals, and health systems. A new white paper explores how financial modeling can address serious challenges affecting revenues.
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April 04, 2013
Accountable care offers the nation’s ailing health care system new hope — but it isn’t a new idea. For the past decade, health systems, payers, and providers across the country have been practicing accountable care principles through initiatives such as the Collaborative Payer™ Model, a care delivery innovation jointly developed by a payer and provider that approximates an accountable care organization.
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April 04, 2013
Why isn’t health care as integrated as other industries? Shouldn’t your doctors know what medications you are taking or what diseases you have, without your reminding them? In this paper, we explore four major roadblocks that must be solved to move clinical integration forward. Until these are successfully resolved, integration in health care will continue to lag behind other industries.
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April 02, 2013
Cloud-based Microsoft Exchange service features all the mission critical enterprise-class communication and collaboration capabilities of an in-house solution without the unpredictable costs and management headaches. With flexible customization options, healthcare organizations can seamlessly move to a cloud-based solution without compromising security or altering their current encryption approach.
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February 27, 2013
Atlantic Health System is leading the way in connecting healthcare providers with one another and with patients to help improve care coordination and patient engagement. Increasing levels of clinical connectivity in parallel with improved financial connectivity are driving better care and better financial outcomes. Read Atlantic Health’s story to learn about the incremental steps taken to establish the Jersey Health Connect HIO and about revenue cycle process improvements to improve financial performance via a relationship with RelayHealth.
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November 27, 2012
University of Tennessee Medical Center is a major medical center providing superior treatment and healthcare support to residents of the East Tennessee region. UTMC wanted to solve a number of challenges they were facing, such as an increasing volume of spam, an incomplete system for archival and retrieval, and a lack of a coordinated disaster recovery strategy. Read this case study to find out how UTMC used a single cloud service to solve all of these challenges, as well as reduced IT costs by 60 percent and reduced administrative time to less than 40 hours.
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November 27, 2012
Summers Labs has relied on a customary AS/AV interface with features that were not typically user-friendly for their patients and did not include an archiving system. The small facility needed to complete their arrangement update effectively, while incorporating enhanced business continuity features such as email uptime. After evaluating a number of email management options, Summers Labs organized their migration to Exchange 2010 without distressing about email outages. Download this case study to learn how the facility guaranteed a comprehensive, workable server.
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November 27, 2012
Memorial Hospital of Converse County is a state-of-the-art facility, where Dave Patterson, CIO, understood that their existing email archiving and retrieval system was at a loss. Complying with government mandates and protecting patient and financial information became a challenge for Patterson and his team. Read this case study to learn how MHCC found that implementing an email archiving and business continuity solution was a ‘must have.’ In addition, this report explores the benefits of cloud-based email management, while ensuring regulatory compliance.
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October 25, 2012
In healthcare, IT systems management is not simply a matter of process efficiency and cost savings—it could be a matter of life or death for patients. Faced with regulatory requirements, widely dispersed facilities, demands for <a href="/directory/electronic-health-record-ehr" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">electronic health records</a> (EHRs), and increasingly more and more mobile devices for providers, healthcare IT managers are forced to streamline systems management as budgets and headcount shrink.
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October 14, 2012
IT organizations are under increasing intense pressure to consolidate IT operations and refine cyber security initiatives to balance the need to cut costs, against requirements to better manage security and associated risks. This delicate balancing act is forcing many public sector organizations to make difficult decisions that must be carefully weighed. Read this white paper for a list of top cyber security myths that agencies must ‘bust’ to achieve greater security, and better manage ongoing risks.
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September 02, 2012
In January 2012, Healthcare IT News conducted a survey to identify drivers and challenges for developing and deploying a solution for centralized digital document delivery that complies with healthcare industry regulations. Read this report to learn the key findings from the survey investigating trends in the adoption of digital document management systems by healthcare institutions since the rollout of the <a href="/directory/health-information-technology-economic-and-clinical-health-hitech-act" target="_blank" class="directory-item-link">HITECH</a> Act’s financial incentive programs.
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July 12, 2012
Watch this HIMSS webinar to learn what you need to know to protect your facility from internal and external breaches and why managing and preventing data loss is essential for every healthcare facility.
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July 12, 2012
Healthcare organizations need to address security threats including those related to cloud computing, social networks, virtualization, mobility and peer-to-peer computing. This paper will help organizations understand the business case for security and offer pointers on assessing risk.
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July 12, 2012
It seems security breaches are making new headlines every day. Today’s attacks are more targeted against specific industries and enterprises rather than general attacks aimed at any computer on the network. Read this paper to learn the key areas of defense.
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July 12, 2012
Watch this HIMSS webinar to learn about trends and considerations surrounding network convergence and how it’s going to impact the ability to provide care and reduce costs.
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July 12, 2012
Network security is a 24 hour a day, 7 day a week task. The Internet is a global entity, so someone, somewhere is awake at any given moment trying to develop a new exploit or engineer a new attack that will take down your network or compromise your data. Learn what precautions to take today.
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July 12, 2012
Fast access to mission-critical data can mean the difference between disaster and quick recovery. Learn five critical steps to help you build a solid business-continuity strategy.
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July 12, 2012
Managing data storage is no longer simply a matter of adding new drives when your organization needs more capacity. Enable your organization to handle ever-expanding data requirements while controlling costs, delivering performance and responding to the needs of the business.
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