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How to Recover from a HIPAA Breach

Abby Norman - April 3, 2015

If you find yourself in the midst of a HIPAA breach, your first instinct might be to panic, but you need not. While a security breach of…

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The Real Cost of Specialty Pharmacy

Abby Norman - March 27, 2015

The Buzz About Specialty PharmacyIf you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about “specialty drugs” and “specialty pharmacies” you might be wondering what exactly is being alluded to…

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The Real Cost of Data Breaches

Abby Norman - March 19, 2015

Industry Spends Over $6B Annually on Data BreachesIn the wake of the Anthem breach, which put 800,000 subscribers at risk, hospitals nationwide have their ears perked up…

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Helping Patients Quantify Their Health Data: The Quantified Self Movement

Abby Norman - March 16, 2015

The Quantified Self MovementThe Quantified Self Movement was started back in 2007 by a group of bloggers at Wired Magazine who began blogging about the concept of…

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6 Ways You Might Be Unwittingly Making a HIPAA Violation

Abby Norman - March 12, 2015

Patient Privacy + HIPAAWith all this talk about making patient records more accessible to care teams via the magic of the electronic record, HIPAA and HITECH— the…

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How to Engage Physicians with the New ACO Benefits

Abby Norman - March 11, 2015

Doctors and ACO Benefits, “What’s in it for me?”While the myriad ways in which ACOs benefit patients and healthcare organizations have been heavily touted over the last…

The Most Important Quality Improvement Measure: Patient Follow-Up
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The Most Important Quality Improvement Measure: Patient Follow-Up

Abby Norman - March 9, 2015

Key Metric: Patient Follow-UpOne of the biggest misconceptions in medicine right now, which also happens to be one of the most costly, is that the patient’s care…

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Top 5 Telemed Trends for 2015

Abby Norman - February 26, 2015

Telemed Isn’t Just For The YoungIf you think young people are the only ones ready to embrace telemed technology and healthcare social media, think again! It might…

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Hospital Acquired Infections Are Down: But Is It Enough?

Abby Norman - February 20, 2015

Of the many requests President Obama will be making of Congress this year, one will be for more funding to combat the ongoing problem of Hospital Acquired…

Pediatric HCAHPS Model, First of Its Kind
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Pediatric HCAHPS Model, First of Its Kind

Abby Norman - February 19, 2015

As payment continues to become more closely linked with patient experience and patient reported outcomes, the information gleaned from assessments such as the Hospital Consumer Assessment of…