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Nurses
By Beth Jones Sanborn 05:25 pm December 05, 2018
In Part 2 of our series on the hospital mergers, a look at the common problems and advice about how to sidestep them.
Doctor and patient
By Jeff Lagasse 05:22 pm December 05, 2018
The spike in physician jobs is outpacing the strong economy, and that means it's time for hospitals to prepare for even fewer doctors to choose from.
HIPAA digital age
By Mike Miliard 03:14 pm December 05, 2018
The 22-year-old privacy law should be updated for a mobile tech-centric and data-driven world, the information management and medical informatics groups said.
Billing tech boosts patient-initiated payments at BrightSpring
By Bill Siwicki 01:58 pm December 05, 2018
Staff immediately noticed the impact of the systems. They receive significantly fewer mailed checks, which has reduced the time spent to process payments. They also send fewer statements.
By Benjamin Harris 01:05 pm December 05, 2018
Their automated identity proofing process helps providers to adhere to looming government-mandated EPCS verification standards, enabling them to approve or deny prescriptions remotely.
HIMSS Blockchain
By Tom Sullivan 09:06 am December 05, 2018
The primer will include a Blockchain 101, use case discovery framework and a look at considerations for the digital distributed ledger technology.
AI cybersecurity
By Tom Sullivan 09:02 am December 05, 2018
Criminals can use artificial intelligence to engineer automated phishing attacks with more convincing content and greater accuracy.
telehealth UPMC Curavai
By Mike Miliard 03:30 pm December 04, 2018
The move comes as the AMA has published new data about how many physicians are actually using telemedicine technology.
Merger sign.
By Jeff Lagasse 02:51 pm December 04, 2018
The first installment of our two-part series looks at many of the things that can, and commonly do, go wrong.
Communications platform gains efficiencies, cuts discharge time at Avera Health
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm December 04, 2018
In one case, 100 percent of Avera's respiratory therapists missed at least one therapy or medication order per day by at least 30 minutes – now, with the new platform, only 11 percent of therapists per day miss an order by that time.

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