HealthSpring Improves Compliance Accuracy, Speed and Scalability with an Identity and Access Risk Management Suite
10:43 am October 08, 2012
HealthSpring is one of the country’s largest and fastest growing providers of Medicare Advantage health care plans with more than one million members in 11 states and the District of Columbia. To improve the accuracy, speed and scalability of its compliance program, HealthSpring chose Courion. The Courion suite is integrated with all of...
Access Risk Management: The Key to Protecting Your Healthcare Organization in Today's Mobile, Always-On, Cloud-Based Environment
10:36 am October 08, 2012
With sensitive data being continually accessed across the enterprise, the web, and mobile devices, organizations are constantly facing the challenge of protecting their critical assets such as employee and patient data – all of which impact their reputations and their bottom lines. Healthcare organizations in particular need to ensure only the...
Don't Let Personal Mobile Devices Put the Corporate Network at Risk
08:37 am October 08, 2012
Hospitals and medical offices are busy places. Ever wonder how easy it would be for someone to walk out with an office laptop or mobile device? Not only do patients expect confidentiality of their medical records but government regulations like HIPAA demand it. The theft of laptops, computers and mobile devices is a common cause of data breaches...
Realizing the Return: Comprehensive systems management maximizes the value of healthcare IT
10:51 am September 19, 2012
By taking a comprehensive approach to systems management, healthcare providers’ IT departments can significantly reduce the amount of time required to perform routine maintenance tasks, therefore improving productivity. These time savings allow IT departments to shift staff to more value added activities that help support the business and...
HIPAA: Healthcare Transformation to Electronic Communications
12:25 pm September 11, 2012
This white paper provides a brief overview of HIPAA regulations and how healthcare organizations are using technology to assist with compliance. Many traditional document handling processes do not comply with HIPAA regulations for privacy and security. The whitepaper discusses network faxing, explores advantages for implementing a network fax...
Clinical System Adoption in the Community Hospital: Five Strategies for Success
12:19 pm September 10, 2012
This white paper summarizes five vital strategies drawn from the experiences of hundreds of successful implementations in community hospitals across the nation--starting with implementation planning and carrying through go-live to ongoing optimization of the EHR. Leaders who follow them will sidestep common pitfalls and maximize use of this...
6 Lessons Learned About Hospital Smartphone Integration
12:25 pm September 04, 2012
As more and more hospitals work to incorporate smartphones into their communication network, they have learned important lessons that can help other facilities make a smooth transition. At the end of the day, the goal is to get the right message, to the right person, on the right device, at the right time.
Durham Nephrology Associates Achieves Meaningful Use after Navigating Uncharted Waters
12:17 pm September 04, 2012
Specialty medicine practices rarely employ a dedicated information technology resource. Durham Nephrology is no exception. The Durham practice navigated the uncharted waters of attesting to Meaningful Use under the HITECH Act of 2009 without the benefit of an IT expert or outside consultant. They implemented an EHR system in 2003 and believed that...
Survey Results: Key Drivers to Achieving Compliance & Improved Patient Care Through Document Management
01:23 pm 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...
Security & Compliance, Top Drivers for Fax Server Adoption in Healthcare
03:19 pm August 29, 2012
As doctors and hospitals fight for the lives of their patients, they find themselves drowning in a sea of paperwork. Healthcare workers struggle daily to communicate patient information quickly and securely while complying with numerous insurance policies and industry regulations. Now, with demand from the White House to demonstrate "meaningful...