No Hospital Left Behind! - More than 2,000 hospitals — including some nationally recognized ones — will be penalized by the government starting in October becal use many of their patients are readmitted soon after discharge, new records show.
Unlocking a Patient's Comprehensive "Clinical Narrative" is Critical to ACO Enablement - There has never been a more pronounced period of transformation and change across the U.S. healthcare system than over the past several years. Prompted by the increase and acceleration of healthcare costs nationally, the demand for automation and greater care and administrative efficiencies has escalated to historic levels.
Another case of stolen, unencrypted laptops has compromised the health data of 729k patients – affecting Medicare patients across six different California hospitals within the AHMC Healthcare Inc. system. Two laptops were stolen from an office with physical security in place.
With the increasing trend of security breaches, the following infographic poses the question, “protecting patient privacy-how important is it?” When do you think healthcare organizations will make protecting patient privacy a priority?
Patient Reminders Help HealthCare Costs - Televox is a high-tech engagement communications company that provides automated voice, email, SMS and web solutions to motivate patients to take care of their own health. Televox offers appointment reminders, wellness and prevention reminders and other services that engage patients and lower costs for them and their patients.