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November 29, 2021 – 2:06 am |

The increasing use of electronic health record (EHR) technology has been the source of frustration for many physicians. However, for leaders in population health care, it is considered a point of optimism. If we as …

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Analytics, Population Health and Safety

September 28, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Analytics, Population Health and Safety

The term “predictive analytics” refers to the use of statistics and modeling techniques to make predictions about future outcomes and performance. Predictive analytics looks at current and historical data patterns to determine if those patterns are likely …

Gauging Risks

September 8, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Gauging Risks

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines, causing people across the world to wonder what their risk level is and if their existing medical conditions make that risk and potential reaction even worse. Healthcare Global brought this …

Using Technology Safely, to Keep Patients Safe

August 30, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Using Technology Safely, to Keep Patients Safe

Medical errors harm 1.5 million people and cost $3.5 billion every year, according to The Institute of Medicine (IOM). Shockingly, or maybe not, their report claims that medical errors are not due to incompetent people, but rather …

Cybersecurity Has Never Been More Important

August 30, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Cybersecurity Has Never Been More Important

Within the last year, healthcare organizations have had to be proactive in their efforts to align the health industry’s cybersecurity efforts to include medical device security. The COVID-19 pandemic increased the risk and potential damage. …

Patient Safety and Technology

August 25, 2021 – 2:02 am |
Patient Safety and Technology

Blockchain might be the solution to patient safety and prescriptions. Massive Science brought this topic to our attention in their article, “Could blockchain technology protect patients from counterfeit medication?“
As a way to cryptically share and …

Using Predictive Analytics in Safety

August 20, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Using Predictive Analytics in Safety

The term predictive analytics refers to the use of statistics and modeling techniques to make predictions about future outcomes and performance. Predictive analytics looks at current and historical data patterns to determine if those patterns are likely …

Blockchain and Patient Data Safety

July 16, 2021 – 2:06 am |
Blockchain and Patient Data Safety

Blockchain might be the solution to patient safety and prescriptions. Massive Science brought this topic to our attention in their article, “Could blockchain technology protect patients from counterfeit medication?“
As a way to cryptically share and …

Fraud Cases Rise

March 23, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Fraud Cases Rise

Health care fraud in the United States is estimated to be $270 billion every year. Approximately 10 percent of our nation’s health care expenses are attributed to healthcare fraud. Health care scams are constantly evolving …

Treating Patients Safely

February 17, 2021 – 2:04 am |
Treating Patients Safely

Social distancing can be a challenge in any setting, but when it comes to a teaching hospital some out-of-the-box thinking is involved. This information came to us from Delaware Online in their article, “Coronavirus shows benefits …

Ransomware Warnings Shared with Hospitals

December 11, 2020 – 2:06 am |
Ransomware Warnings Shared with Hospitals

Hospitals across the United States are being warned about a ransomware threat. This news came to us from WDRB in Louisville, Kentucky in their article, “Louisville hospitals on alert after FBI warning about ransomware attacks.”
The …

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